New Delhi, Mar 12 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said that a 'strong, prosperous and progressive' Bangladesh was in India’s fundamental national interest.
Observing that the two countries were confronted with common challenges, he pointed out that shared aspirations should lead both nations to find best ways to jointly harness resources and capacities.
Welcoming a delegation of young Members of Parliament and political leaders from Bangladesh who called on him at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, Kovind urged them to 'be ambitious in thinking of new ways in which our partnership can help drive development and create shared prosperity.'
Expressing pleasure at meeting the next gen politicians from Bangladesh, the President noted that the two nations were tied together by shared history, culture and familial ties. UNI