President of India Ramnath Kobind in Dhaka

Indian President Ramnath Kobind has arrived in Dhaka on a three-day visit to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the war of liberation. The plane carrying the President of India landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday.

It is learned that on the first day of his visit to Dhaka, Indian President Ramnath Kobind will pay homage to the martyrs of the Great Liberation War at the National Memorial in Savar. On his return from Savar at noon, he will visit the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi No. 32 and pay homage to the memory of the Father of the Nation.

This afternoon, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen will pay a courtesy call on the President of India at Sonargaon Hotel. President of India in the evening at Bangabhaban. Will meet courtesy of Abdul Hamid. During the visit, the President of India will present a T-55 tank and a MiG-29 fighter jet used during the Great Liberation War of Bangladesh to the President for preservation and display at the Bangladesh National Museum. He will then take part in a dinner hosted by the President.

Tomorrow, the President of India will attend the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Victory Day as the ‘Guest of Honor’ at the National Parade Ground. In the afternoon, he will take part in the ‘Great Victory Hero’ program at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban. The event was organized to express humble respect and gratitude to the Father of the Nation on the historic occasion of the golden jubilee of the victory of Bangladesh and to celebrate the passion and joy of the bloody victory. The President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the National Assembly, and other dignitaries will be present on the occasion. 

On the last day of the visit, the President of India will inaugurate the recently renovated section of the Kali Mandir at Ramna in Dhaka and visit the temple. He will have a brief exchange of views with the members of the temple committee. He will leave Dhaka for New Delhi on Friday afternoon.