Gujral a true friend of Bangladesh, says Hasina

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 14:00 hrs

Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Indian prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died Friday, was a "true friend of Bangladesh", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said.

In a condolence message, Hasina expressed deep shock at the death of the 92-year-old Indian leader, the Daily Star reported.

Hasina recalled Gujral's contribution to the Ganges water-sharing treaty and strengthening of relations between Bangladesh and India.

Hasina prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed her deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

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