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Modi wishes prime minister Sheikh Hasina on birthday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on her birthday and prayed for her “long life and good health”.

 

“Birthday wishes to PM Sheikh Hasina. May she be blessed with a long life and good health,” Modi tweeted.

 

Hasina had visited India in April and both the leaders signed signalled political and strategic convergence and signed a slew of pacts in areas spanning civil nuclear cooperation and defence, people to people ties and connectivity.

 

India also announced extension of a $4.5 billion line of credit for development projects in Bangladesh and another $500 million for defence hardware purchases for Dhaka in a bid to deepen political and strategic ties between the two nations.

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