Five New York City State Senators are expected to arrive in Dhaka on Sunday, on a week-long visit to observe on ground the massive development, taking place in Bangladesh.
Led by Senator Luis Sepulveda, the delegation, comprising five State Senators and three staff members, will meet with high level dignitaries as well as travel to Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar, according to a foreign affairs ministry source.
The five senators provide strong support and cooperation to the Bangladeshi diasporas in New York in various matters and various ways.
The delegation arrives in the morning on 20 October and will leave Bangladesh on 26 October 2016.
The foreign ministry has organized some other programs for the eight-member delegation and at their request, is only providing local hospitality.