• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Sushma Swaraj to visit Bangladesh in October


External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bangladesh towards the end of this month to attend a joint consultative commission meeting in Dhaka.

Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj's two-day visit comes at a time when Bangladesh is receiving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in view of the Myanmar military crackdown against them in Rakhine state.

The minister would be in Dhaka for the meeting scheduled for October 23 and 24, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque on Friday confirmed during a briefing at the Bangladesh High Commission.

The joint commission would review the progress made in implementing the decisions taken when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Dhaka in June 2015 and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina came here in April this year.

The commission, chaired by Swaraj and Bangladesh Foreign Minister A H Mahmud Ali, would also review various other bilateral issues.

The Indian external affairs minister is also likely to meet Prime Minister Hasina.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more