Bangladesh will be the first country Narendra Modi will visit after becoming India`s new prime minister, a Bengali daily here reported Friday.
Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will represent Bangladesh in the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on May 26.
Bangladesh`s parliamentary speaker urged courts to release 2 detained lawmakers of opposition BNP after "due legal consideration" since party would join coming session after protracted abstentions.
Bangladesh is set to elect its first woman parliament speaker as the ruling Awami League nominated Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury for the top post.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon