Eastern Command of India to accord reception to 30 FFs


DHAKA, Nov 22, 2017 (BSS) – Eastern Command Headquarters in Kolkata of India will give reception to 30 freedom fighters (FF) and six army officials of Bangladesh from December 14 to December 18.

Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain will lead the 30-member delegation of freedom fighters, said an official release here today.

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla invited Mosharraf to lead the delegation when he called on the minister at his office.

During the meeting, Shringla informed that the Eastern Command has been organizing such receptions every year.

He said that his country feels proud for cooperating Bangladesh during the War of Liberation.

Mosharraf also recalled the contribution of Indian government during the War in 1971.