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Somnath Chatterjee to visit Bangladesh

world Updated: Feb 20, 2009 23:21 IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee will arrive in Dhaka on Saturday to address the lawmakers of Bangladesh’s newly elected Parliament.

On his three-day visit, the veteran Indian parliamentarian would address the inaugural session of the four-day Parliamentary Orientation Programme on Sunday, officials said. The programme will provide a forum for senior lawmakers, experts and veteran foreign leaders to share their experiences and best practices regarding the parliamentary norms. Chatterjee, also a former president of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, will be accompanied by wife Renu Chatterjee.