Prime Minister in Bangladesh on two-day visit
ECONOMYNEXT – Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is in Bangladesh today to join celebrations connected to the hundredth birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the man considered the father of the nation and also the 50th National day of the country.
Rajapaksa left the country early this morning and is due to hold bilateral meetings with the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as well as several Ministers, the Chairman of the Bangladeshi Central Bank and other officials, a press release issued by the PM’s office said.
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are due to sign several bilateral agreements during the two-day visit, the release added.
(Colombo March 19, 2021)
Reported by Arjuna Ranawana