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Pranab gives ‘historic’ gift to Abdul Hamid

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed over a ‘historic audio-visual gift’ comprising clippings of All India Radio and Doordarshan during 1971 liberation of Bangladesh to his visiting Bangladeshi counterpart Md Abdul Hamid.

Pranab Mukherjee, who was discharged from a hospital after a week-long stay there during which he underwent coronory angioplasty, welcomed Hamid on his madien visit to India and complimented him for the personal role played by him in consolidation of Indo-Bangla relations.

Pranab Mukherjee assured him that India attaches the highest importance to bilateral relations with Bangladesh, a close friend and neighbour, as India always believed that a strong, stable and prosperous Bangladesh is in its interest.

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