Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina over the phone and extended greetings on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims.
"The Indian premier phoned the Bangladesh prime minister at about 5:45pm and extended Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to her (Sheikh Hasina) and the people of Bangladesh," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told media.
During the five-minute telephonic conversation, the Bangladesh prime minister also extended Eid greetings to Narendra Modi and the people of India, he added.
The Bangladesh premier wished continued peace, progress and prosperity of the people of India.
Narendra Modi also wished the continued peace, progress and development of the people of Bangladesh, the press secretary further said.