EAM Jaishankar to travel to Bangladesh tmrw ahead of PM Modi’s visit

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External Affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar

New Delhi (NVI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Dhaka tomorrow ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to Bangladesh later this month, Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement today.

The EAM is expected to prepare grounds for PM Modi’s trip to the neighbouring country.

“‚ÄčAt the invitation of H.E. Dr A.K. Abdul Momen, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Dhaka on March 4, 2021,” MEA said in a statement.

During his visit, Jaishankar will meet his Bangla counterpart AK Abdul Momen and also call on Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, the Ministry said.

This visit of External Affairs Minister to Bangladesh follows on the PM-level Virtual Summit held between two countries on December 17, 2020 and will also provide an opportunity to take stock of the progress in bilateral relations, it added.