In a brief media statement, Narendra Modi said India accords priority to its ties with Bangladesh and increasing cooperation between the two neighbouring countries should be model for the entire world.
Sheikh Hasina was addressing India-Bangladesh Business Forum, which was organised by industry chambers
Sheikh Hasina's visit is opportunity for India to iron out sticking points in bilateral relations with 'fast friend' Bangladesh
Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday arrived in India for a four-day visit with the aim to strengthen bilateral ties between the fast friends amid an undercurrent of unease regarding the Centre's National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam, which is pointedly aimed at identifying and deporting illegal "infiltrators" from Bangladesh.
Narendra Modi-Sheikh Hasina in Bengal's Shantiniketan: Rohingya, Teesta water to feature in 'informal summit' with PM
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's two-day visit to India, which starts today could throw up some unlikely topics for discussion during her informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi such as the Rohingya crisis, NRC update in Assam, Teesta water dispute and the Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN) transport corridor