President Kovind to visit Bangladesh on December 16 to attend Victory Day celebrations: Reports
Bangladesh and India are jointly organising a ''Logo and Backdrop'' designing competition, marking the Maitri Diwas on December 6, the report said.
According to a report in the Dhaka Tribune, Bangladesh and India are working together eyeing two mega events next month - Maitri Diwas and Victory Day of Bangladesh - on December 6 and December 16 respectively with exchange of high-level visits.
Apart from the Victory Day celebrations, the president will also take part in other key engagements, it said.
Bangladesh is commemorating Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of the country's war of liberation. The two countries are also celebrating 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties.
Officially three million people were killed during the nine-month long war.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bangladesh in March and met with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. The two leaders reviewed the full range of bilateral ties and discussed ways to deepen the economic and cultural linkages in the times to come.
During the visit, the two sides signed five MoUs covering areas such as connectivity, commerce, information technology and sports.
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)