Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will have no impact on Bangladesh.
“Our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier assured that NRC is purely internal to India. It will have no impact on Bangladesh. So, we can assure you in this regard,” he said while delivering the keynote speech at a seminar on "Bangladesh and India: A Promising Future" at Sonargaon Hotel in the city.
Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Indian High Commission in Dhaka jointly hosted the event.
Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi spoke as the chief guest highlighting the relationship between the two countries.
BIISS Chairman Ambassador Fazlul Karim and Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das, among others, spoke.