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June 6, 2015

Mamata Banerjee gets warm welcome in Bangladesh

Mamata Banerjee gets warm welcome in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina extended a royal welcome to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as she arrived in Dhaka last night.

From the moment Ms Banerjee’s Air India Flight entered Bangladesh on Friday evening, it was declared a VIP plane. The pilot stepped out of the cockpit to announce he had just received instructions to that effect.

Soon after her arrival, PM Sheikh Hasina telephoned Ms Banerjee to welcome her and exchanged pleasantries.

Ms Banerjee is scheduled to participate in two functions – the flagging off of the Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service and the signing of the Land Boundary Agreement.

Mamata Banerjee had visited Dhaka in February this year.

After landing in Dhaka, WB CM tweeted: