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Dhaka, June 27 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj prayed here Friday for better ties between India and Bangladesh at the historic Dhakeshwari Mandir, a media report said. Also Read - Proud Moment! 17-Year-Old Surat Girl Appointed Green Ambassador By United Nations Environment Programme
The minister visited the temple on the last day of her three-day trip and offered prayers, the online edition of Prothom Alo newspaper reported. She spoke in Hindi to other devotees at the oldest Hindu shrine in Dhaka. Also Read - 16 Countries Provide Visa-Free Entry to Indian Passport Holders: Govt Tells Rajya Sabha
“I came to Bangladesh with an open mind. Good relations exist between India and Bangladesh and the relationship will further get better. I am trying to resolve all the issues coming in the way of our ties,” Sushma Swaraj was quoted as saying. Dhakeshwari is considered the presiding deity of Dhaka.