Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Dhaka.

During his meeting with the Bangladesh PM, the Meghalaya CM had discussions on matters of mutual interest.

After the meeting, Conrad Sangma termed it “very fruitful”.

“Had a very fruitful meeting with H.E Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina,” Conrad tweeted.

Earlier, the Meghalaya delegation led by chief minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday paid tribute to U Tirot Sing Syiem at the Old Central Dhaka Jail.

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U Tirot Sing Syiem, who was one of the chiefs of the Khasi people in the early 19th century, declared war 9Anglo-Khasi war) and fought against British for attempts to take over control of the Khasi Hills.

In 1833, U Tirot Sing Syiem or Tirot Sing was jailed by the British and he was kept in the Old Central Dhaka Jail.

Tirot Sing, whose men killed two British officials, died on July 17, 1835.

Sharing a few images of paying tribute to the great Khasi warrior in Old Central Dhaka Jail, Conrad on tweeted: “Paid tribute to U Tirot Sing Syiem at Old Central Dhaka Jail, where U Tirot Sing was jailed by the British in 1833 and died on 17th July 1835.”

The Meghalaya delegation also paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during their visit to the Old Dhaka Central Jail.

Meanwhile, chief minister Conrad Sangma addressed students, scholars and faculty members of the East West University in Dhaka.

Conrad tweeted: “It was indeed my pleasure to address the students, scholars and faculty members at the East West University in Dhaka.”

“Enlightened the gathering on fostering relationship and work in areas of mutual interest,” he added.

The Meghalaya delegation, which is in Meghalaya tour from November 5-8, also met agri entrepreneurs of Bangladesh and the progressive farmers there.

Conrad tweeted: “Engaged with agripreneurs of Bangladesh & progressive farmers to showcase variety of Agri-Horti products of Meghalaya and discussed measures for possible collaboration to boost economic relations with India.”

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