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In her death we’ve lost a true friend : PM Hasina on Sushma’s demise

Dhaka, Aug 8 (BAN/CD): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of former Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, according to India Today group

Sushma Swaraj, also a veteran BJP leader, died at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi last (Tuesday) night following a cardiac arrest, hospital sources said.

In a condolence message from London, the prime minister said Sushma Swaraj was a good friend of Bangladesh.

India Today website says, “In her death we’ve lost a true friend,” Bangladesh PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted the premier as saying.

Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh will always remember her contributions to taking the bilateral relationship to a new height.

The prime minister prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

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