Hasan meets Jaishankar, Anurag in New Delhi

Publish: 7:25 PM, September 7, 2021 | Update: 7:25 PM, September 7, 2021

DHAKA, – Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, now in India on an official visit, today met with his Indian counterpart Anurag Singh Thakur at his official residence and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi.

During the meeting with Anurag, they discussed the progress of the biopic ‘Bangabandhu,’ a joint venture documentary film of Bangladesh and India, on the Liberation of Bangladesh and other joint initiatives marking the golden jubilee of independence of Bangladesh and the diamond jubilee of Indian independence.

Hasan informed his Indian counterpart about the implementation of the law on broadcasting add ad-free (clean feed) foreign TV channels, said an official handout here.

He (Hasan) handed over the book ‘Bangabandhur Osomapto Attojiboni’ (English version) and the symbol of ‘boat’ to Anurag.

Later, Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary, met with Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at South Block.

During the meeting, they discussed about people to people contact, business and increasing investment.

The meeting also focused on mutual cooperation in tackling the COVID 19.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran, Deputy High Commissioner Nural Alam and press minister Saban Mahmud were present during the meetings. The minister is expected to return home on Wednesday.