Both the prime ministers reiterated the importance of their safe, speedy and sustainable return to their homeland for the greater security of the region
Briefing reporters on Prime Minister Modi's two-day visit to Bangladesh, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said the Teesta issue was discussed during the talks between the two leaders.
The two sides signed five Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) covering areas such as connectivity, commerce, information technology and sports.
He is the first Indian dignitary to ever visit Bangabandhu's grave and he signed the visitors' book at the mausoleum complex and planted a sapling at its premises.
She appreciated India for sending COVID-19 vaccines for preventing coronavirus to the neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh, saying the gesture was a "reflection of that policy".
Modi said he will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of Hasina, and looks forward to his participation at the Bangladesh National Day celebrations on Friday.
During his trip, Prime Minister Modi will hold talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the two sides are expected to sign a number of MoUs in different fields.
The rest five convicts are on the run and were tried in absentia and defended by state-appointed lawyers in line with the law.
He said that Tripura is experiencing the change that has come with the government of 'double engine' in the state from the time of the previous government of 30 years.
She said the 'Maitri Setu' will also help Bangladesh's trade with Nepal and Bhutan besides expanding economic activities in the region.
The external affairs minister arrived in Dhaka for a day-long visit during which he met Momen and held wide-ranging discussions. He is also expected to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
HT Imam, the political adviser to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, died on Thursday at a military hospital.
India on Thursday officially handed over 2 million doses of domestically produced Covishield vaccine to Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose planned visit to Dhaka in March was cancelled due to the pandemic, described Bangladesh as a "key pillar" of India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy.
Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs Smita Pant said at a media briefing that India deeply respects and understands the sentiments expressed by Prime Minister Hasina.