FM Ali, Sushma recall their association with Vajpayee
Abrar Hussain: Bangl-adesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali met Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday evening in New Delhi after the funeral of former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee as both ministers recalled their association with the late Vajpayee.
The India External Affairs Minister appreciated the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh for going all the way from Dhaka to attend funeral in New Delhi, according to the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi yesterday.
Sushma Swaraj also appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her message of condolence.
Both ministers also expressed satisfaction on regular high level engagements among the leaders of the two countries and hoped to meet each other in other forums as well.
Earlier, the Foreign Minister personally conveyed deep condolences from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Indian leadership at the cremation ground.
Bangladesh High Commissioner Syed Muazzem Ali accompanied the Foreign Minister both at the funeral and the bilateral meeting.