The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "The Prime Minister of Bangladesh loves me, and I love her too. Whenever we meet, we talk a lot. They are in a good condition now and also doing well. I believe they will improve further. They have no other demands. `
After a one-hour closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Taj Bengal Hotel in South Kolkata on Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister said this in response to a question of journalists. The journalists` question was whether any special request was made on behalf of Bangladesh. Indian AnandabazarPatrika has published this news.
The Chief Minister said more about her personal relationship with PM Sheikh Hasina. She said, `I have a very close relation with Hasina. We know each other for twenty-twenty five years. I know her (PM Hasina) sister and every other member of her family. Whether she is in the power or in the opposition party, we had a good friendship. We had a friendship then and it will remain in the future"
The Chief Minister also said, "The meeting was very good. The meetings held between the two Bengals are always good. Our relationship is chivalry and friendly. We always talk about various issues of the two countries. We hold a discussion on how the relations between the two countries can be improved in education, culture, and trade."
The Chief Minister of West Bengal and Prime Minister of Bangladesh sit in a private meeting at the last moment. In that meeting, PM Hasina invited Mamata Banerjee to visit Bangladesh.