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Indian Foreign Secretary’s Dhaka visit postponed

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Published: 20:23, 18 April 2024   Update: 20:54, 18 April 2024
Indian Foreign Secretary’s Dhaka visit postponed

Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra’s Dhaka visit has been postponed. He was scheduled to pay an official visit to Bangladesh on Saturday to discuss and review the entire gamut of bilateral relationship between the two countries.

The protocol wing of the ministry of foreign affairs of Bangladesh informed this on Thursday (April 18) evening.  However, details of postpone are yet to be known.

Apart from his bilateral talks with his Bangladesh counterpart Masud Bin Momen, the Indian foreign secretary was due to meet Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud.

The visit was part of high-level exchanges between India and Bangladesh and to review progress in two countries' bilateral cooperation agenda.

Diplomatic sources indicate that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India is planned after the conclusion of the neighbouring country’s national election, which is the world's largest democratic exercise, spanning seven phases from April 19 to June 1, with the vote count set for June 4.