We are with you: President to Bangladesh
President Pranab Mukherjee said the relations between India and Bangladesh were "deep rooted" as he met a 100-member youth delegation from the neighbouring country.
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the relations between India and Bangladesh were "deep rooted" as he met here a 100-member youth delegation from the neighbouring country.
He also conveyed India`s message to its neighbour through the young ambassadors that-- "we are with you".
Welcoming the delegation, the President said India and Bangladesh have a common history, heritage and culture. The bondage between the two countries is deep-rooted.
He said he was delighted to meet them as he has deep personal attachment with Bangladesh, a Rashtrapati Bhawan statement said.
The President said the youth "can decide the future course of action they want whether it should be conflict or conciliation, destruction or development".
The President also conveyed his best regards to the people of Bangladesh with the message "we are with you".
The High Commission of India in Dhaka in co-ordination with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and government of Bangladesh had organised the visit of the second youth delegation to India.