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Hasina invited for Calcutta University convocation

Last Updated: Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 22:13

Kolkata: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina has been invited to address the convocation of Calcutta
University here, slated to take place either in December or

"Bangladesh Prime Minister has been invited by the Vice
Chancellor of Calcutta University but a word of confirmation
is awaited from her," a CU official said today.

"The date of the convocation would be fixed according to
her convenience and after we get her consent. We are expecting
it to take place sometime in December or January," he said.

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan, who is the Chancellor
of the university, will also be writing to the Bangladesh

If the proposed visit materialises, it will be the first
meeting of Hasina with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee since the controversy over the botched Teesta water
sharing treaty.


First Published: Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 22:13

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