Indian Foreign Secretary Shringla arrives in Dhaka
News Desk || risingbd.com
Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has arrived in Dhaka today (December 7) on a two-day visit to finalize the preparations for the upcoming visit of the Indian president to Bangladesh.
Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen received his Indian counterpart at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 10 am.
Indian Foreign Secretary Shringla is scheduled to make a courtesy call on Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen after holding an informal meeting with Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen.
Besides, he is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader in the afternoon. The Indian Foreign Secretary is also scheduled to make a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tomorrow.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will attend the Victory Day celebrations on December 16 apart from his other key engagements.
President Kovind will be visiting Bangladesh at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid.
This will be the first visit by the 14th president of India to Bangladesh. He was sworn in as president on July 25, 2017.