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Dhaka all geared up to host PM Narendra Modi

Ahead of Modi's two-day visit, the capital city Dhaka is having a festive look with streets adorned with life-size cutouts of Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Festive mood in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka with hoardings of PM Narendra Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, former PM Indira Gandhi and Bangladesh former PM Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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"We are really overwhelmed by Prime Minister Modi's visit. We believe that the signing of LBA and Kolkata-Dhaka- Agartala bus service will open new avenues and strengthen the bilateral ties," said Awami League MP Md Monirul Islam. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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Ahead of Modi's two-day visit, the capital city Dhaka is having a festive look with streets adorned with life-size cutouts of Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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Bangladesh is all set to roll out a red carpet welcome to PM Narendra Modi who will arrive in Dhaka on Saturday. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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Writer and noted social activist Shariyar Kabir said, "It is not only a historic day for Bangladesh but also a milestone in Indo-Bangla relations. Both the countries especially two Bengals don't have any difference in culture, language and heritage. We are happy that this long standing issue of LBA is being solved." (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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A hoarding shows former PM Indira Gandhi and former Bangladesh PM Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The hoardings were put as a token of an age old relationship between both the two countries and India's role in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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A large cut out show PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)

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There are expectations on both sides to take bilateral ties to a new level and unleash the potential of economic and trade ties. (Source: Express photo by Tapan Dev)