Shringla arrives on two-day visit

Shringla arrives on two-day visit

 

DHAKA, Dec 7, 2021 (BSS) –

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla
arrived here this morning on a two-day official visit, the next day after
Bangladesh and India celebrated the Maitri Diwas.

Shringla was received by Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen upon
his arrival at the airport in the capital, foreign ministry office source
said.

The Indian foreign secretary is scheduled to call on Bangladesh Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina tomorrow, according to a media release issued by
Indian external affairs ministry.

Shringla is scheduled to call on Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen and
meet his Bangladesh counterpart today.

The Indian foreign secretary is also scheduled to call on Road Transport
and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader.

Foreign Secretary’s visit to Bangladesh will provide an opportunity to
review the wide-ranging cooperation between the two countries, said the
Indian external Affairs ministry.

The visit will also help prepare the ground for the state visit of Indian
President Shri Ram Nath Kovind to Bangladesh from December 15 to 17, said the
release.

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