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Indian official asks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina to 'step down'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina Source: Press Conference Youtube

During the joint briefing, an Indian official managing the conference asked the two leaders to 'step down.'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina's joint press conference was marked by not only important announcements but also laughter, reports the Indian Express.

During the joint briefing, an Indian official managing the conference asked the two leaders to 'step down.'

The official meant 'step away' from the podium but used the expression 'step down' which means resign.

The invitation was to release the Hindi translated copy of the unfinished memoirs of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The official said “May I request the two prime ministers to step down.”

Then some one repeated the word and PM Modi was seen gesturing to the official and asking, “step down?”

This led the conference room to break into a laughter aong with the two Prime Ministers.

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The two leaders signed agreements in the defence and civil nuclear cooperation sector.

India announced $500 million for Bangladesh’s defence procurement.

In addition $4.5 billion for projects in priority sector.

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