Bangladesh to construct memorial for Indian soldiers martyred in 1971

Bangladesh will construct a memorial for the Indian soldiers martyred during the country’s liberation war in 1971. the Minister of Liberation War Affairs of Bangladesh AKM Muzammel Haq said via a press release issued by his ministry on Friday.

“The memorial will be constructed coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh.” Haq said.

According to a press release issued by the govt of Bangladesh on Friday, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Muzammel Haq recalled the support of the government and people of India during the Bangladesh liberation war against Pakistan in 1971.

High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das had called on the Minister for Liberation War Affairs and discussed issues of mutual interest and the upcoming 50 year anniversary of Liberation War on Thursday.

High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das said some people are spreading misleading information about the relations between India and Bangladesh but the relations between the two countries were time tested.

She said the two countries are working as development partners and a lot of work has been done in the last few years to resolve several long standing issues like land-border issue among others.