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Modi inaugurates Indian High Commission’s Chancery

Sumel Sarker

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Modi inaugurates Indian High Commission’s Chancery

07 June 2015, Nirapad News: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Chancery Complex of the Indian High Commission in city’s Baridhara on Sunday morning.

Modi entered the high commission around 9:40am and planted a sapling of Bakul flower at its premises.

Then, he inaugurated at New Chancery Complex, and unveiled the plaque for Grant-in-Aid projects there. Later he handed over the key of an ambulance to the Bangladesh government.

The ambulance will be used for the treatment of the Liberation War-wound freedom fighters.

The 6 projects undertaken with the Grant-in-Aid are:  (1) India-Bangladesh Maitri Girls Hostel, Victoria College, Narail; (2) Construction of 3rd floor of Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization, Mirpur, Dhaka; (3) Sewerage System, Sewage treatment plant and waste water treatment plant, Kumudini Hospital, Mirzapur, Tangail; (4) Establishment of Hindi Department, Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka; (5) Recording Studio, Music Department, University of Dhaka; and (6) Assistance to Department of Dance, University of Dhaka.

Modi also exchanged greetings with the officials and employees of the commission and also took part in a photo session with theme there.

Dhaka University vice chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique, Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran, and Deputy High Commissioner Sandeep Chakravorty were also present there.

Later, Modi left the high commission for Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon and arrived in there at 10:15am.

Earlier in the morning, the Indian PM visited the Ramakrishna Mission and the Dhakeshwari National Temple in the city.

Narendra Modi offered puja at both places and exchanged greetings with the priests and devotees for a while there.

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