Bangladesh's score read 474/4 before play was called off due to bad light as only 65 overs were bowled on the second day of the Test match.

Opting to bat first, Bangladesh suffered an early jolt as they lost opener Saif Hassan in the second over. Vishwa Fernando trapped Hassan in front of the stumps as Sri Lanka drew first blood.

"Who thought that the Prime Minister of India would come to Orakandi sometime. I feel the same today, that my thousands of millions of brothers and sisters of 'Matua community' who live in India, come to Orakandi," said PM Modi.

Reminiscing about friendship between former PM Indira Gandhi and Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibar Rehman, Ms Gandhi said, “We in India have always had a special relationship with the people of Bangladesh. This has been in very large measure because of the role Indira Gandhi played in historic events of 1971.”

"I would like to invite 50 entrepreneurs of Bangladesh to visit India and join our start-up and innovation ecosystem and meet our venture capitalists. We will also be able to learn something from them and they will also get an opportunity to learn something from us," PM Modi said.

During the first day of his visit to Bangladesh, PM Modi met with several community leaders, including representatives of minorities in Bangladesh, mukhtijoddhas and young achievers. Earlier, PM Modi received a warm welcome from India diaspora as he made he made his first foreign visit since Covid-19 outbreak.

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Prime Minister is on a two day visit to Bangladesh from today to attend the celebration of Bangladesh's 50th year of liberation from Pakistan and the centenary year of its founder Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, the father of Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrived at Dhaka Airport on Friday to take part in the Mujib Borsho and National Day celebrations.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister on Thursday said the people of Bangladesh welcome the visit of Prime Minister Modi.