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Bangladesh President to reach Meghalaya on Friday

IANS  |  Shillong 

will arrive in on Friday and visit Balat, a border town near the India-border, an said on Thursday.

Hamid is on a five-day visit to He will later visit to attend the (ISA) Summit to be held on March 11.

"Hamid will visit area where he set up a camp for Bangladeshi youths taking part in the Liberation War of in 1971," Peter S. Dkhar, the of East Khasi Hills, told IANS.

is 74 km by road from Meghalaya's capital Shillong.

"Two helicopters of will take Hamid and his entourage to and then to Shillong," the said.

After his arrival in Shillong, Hamid is scheduled to visit the (Bengal between 1948 and 1962) and Sidli House, where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore stayed during his third visit in 1927.

Hamid will spend the night at Raj Bhavan, wherein will host dinner for the visiting guest.

will meet the Bangladesh President and hold discussions on business trade relation between and Bangladesh.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 18:54 IST