BNA, DHAKA – Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrived here on a two-day visit today( Aug 18, 2020). Source: BSS.
A foreign ministry official, who is familiar the visit briefly said Shringla would be in Dhaka for two days when he was expected to have official talks with his Bangladesh counterpart Masud Bin Momen tomorrow.
The official added Shringla, who previous served as Indian high commissioner in Dhaka was also expected to make courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today.
“Foreign Secretary of India is on a visit to Dhaka from August 18-19, 2020 to discuss and take forward cooperation on matters of mutual interest,” an Indian High Commission statement meanwhile said without elaboration.
This is the first visit of Indian foreign secretary to any country since the outbreak of pandemic, official sources said.