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Modi's visit to Dhaka a boost for trade, connectivity between India and Bangladesh

Indian Prime Minister Narandra Modi (centre) during a welcome ceremony at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 26, 2021.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh is seen to have generated goodwill and paved the way for greater economic engagement and connectivity between the two South Asian economies.

India is predicted to be the fastest-growing economy by the end of the year while Bangladesh last year overtook India in gross domestic product per capita and is seen as an economic marvel.

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