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PM Modi’s visit to Bangladesh

Recently PM Narendra Modi paid a visit to our neighbour country Bangladesh; during this maiden visit both countries inked 22 agreements including historic Land Boundary agreement.
Modi flagged off two bus services, making a historic moment in the bilateral relations between two countries.

Click Here for List of Agreements inked

Facts about Bangladesh
Supported by India, East Pakistan became Bangladesh in 1971 after a war of independence against Pakistan.
Bangladesh has the third largest Muslim population in the world after Indonesia and Pakistan.
Bangladesh was firstly recognized by India after the freedom war 1971.
Capital - Dhaka
Language - Bangla (Bengali), English
Currency - Taka
National Anthem - Amar Sonar Bangla, written by Rabindranath Tagore
National Tree - Mango tree
National Animal - Royal Bengal Tiger.
National Bird - Magpie Robin (Doyel)
National Flower - water lily (Shapla)
National Game - Kabaddi
Industry - Cotton textiles, jute, garments, tea processing
Agriculture - Rice, jute, tea, wheat
First President - Sheik Mujibur Rahman
First Prime Minister - Tajuddin Ahmed
Present President - Abdul Hamid
Present Prime Minister - Sheikh Hasina
  • The river Naf divides Bangladesh and Myanmar.
  • The Mughal emperor who visited Dhaka is Humayun.
  • Bangladesh is the 136th member of United Nations. (1974)
  • Writer Taslima Nasreen came to India after life became difficult for her in Bangladesh after her novel Lajja was published.
  • Sylhet district of Bangladesh was part of Assam.
Published date : 09 Jun 2015 05:38PM

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