Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Bangladesh on February 23-24

New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India’s Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar will pay a two-day visit to Bangladesh from February 23, during which he will review bilateral ties with his Bangladeshi counterpart Md. Shahidul Haque, a senior official said on Wednesday.

“Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar’s visit to Dhaka comes following an invitation by Haque. The two Foreign Secretaries will review areas of cooperation between the two countries, including high-level visits,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

Swarup said Jaishankar is expected to call on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the visit.

It remains to be seen whether the dates for Sheikh Hasina’s much pending visit to India are finalised during Jaishankar’s visit.