| 06 Dec 2019, 00:00 | Update : 06 Dec 2019, 18:04
Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said, a very good relation is prevailing between Bangladesh and India. For the time being this relation is turning close to closer. Our expectation is that India will do nothing to be panicked.
He said these as the chief guest at a discussion on the occasion of 48th annual anniversary of Indian diplomatic recognition to Bangladesh’s independence organized by Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee at Bangladesh National Museum’s poet Sufia Kamal auditorium in the capital on Friday.
Mentioning that a very close relation is prevailing between Bangladesh and India, the minister said, people of this country expect that India would do nothing so that a panicked situation is created between people of two countries.
In the program about honoring Indian soldiers killed during the liberation war, he said, Bangladesh government has taken preparation for showing honor to 380 Indian soldiers martyred in the liberation war. By phases honor will be paid to all the martyred soldiers of that country. Good relation is prevailing between Bangladesh and India following bold leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. In future this relation will be closer.
Abdul Momen also said, India gave shelter to our one crore people during the liberation war. They gave training to our people for the war. India also took part in the war. It is unforgettable that nearly 17 thousand Indian soldiers sacrificed their lives during the war and many were injured. Pakistani occupant forces were defeated by the soldiers of Bangladesh and India.
The program presided over by Nirmul Committee advisor and justice Shamsuddin Chowdhury Manik, where Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das, Nirmul Committee president Shahriar Kabir, British human rights leader Julias Francis, Aroma Dutt also delivered speeches.