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08:57 AM, June 07, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:16 PM, June 07, 2015

India PM Modi offers prayers at Dhakeshwari Temple

Also visits Ramakrishna Mission

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Dhakeshwari Temple and Ramakrishna Mission in Dhaka on the second day of his maiden trip to Bangladesh.

The Indian premier entered Dhakeshwari Temple in Lalbagh around 9:00am and offered prayer.  

From the temple, he directly went to Ramakrishna Mission in Gopibagh around 9:15am and completed all formalities.

Modi visited Indian High Commission in Baridhara around 9:45am. He is scheduled to visit the Bangabhaban later today.

He is expected to leave Dhaka at 8:20pm.

The Indian premier reached Dhaka yesterday morning amid high hopes for strengthening economic and trade ties between the two neighbouring countries.

With the exchange of Instruments of ratification of 1974 Land Boundary Agreement, a total of 22 deals were signed and renewed between India and Bangladesh yesterday in presence of Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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