Welcoming the young diplomats of Bangladesh, the President said that he was delighted to see so many young faces from the Bangladesh Foreign Service. He said that they were worthy representatives of a great nation. They will bring new ideas and a new system of governance. He emphasized that to create a happy society is also the responsibility of modern governance. He said that he was confident that they would be able to carry forward the legacy of trust and amity between our two countries, as they pursue their career in the Bangladesh Foreign Service.
The President said that today, when Bangladesh is free and liberated and is engaged in its own development, the sacrifices of its martyrs are vindicated. It is heartening to see impressive strides made by Bangladesh on human development, healthcare, education, women empowerment and other socio-economic fronts. He reminded the young diplomats that the future of Bangladesh is in their hands.
The President said that India attaches highest importance to its relations with Bangladesh, a close neighbour and with which we share a lot in common. Bangladesh is Indias closest friend and relationship between the two countries is exemplary in many ways. India-Bangladesh shares a common bond of history, language, culture and strong people-to-people ties. This shared history unites us in unique and special ways.
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