AK Abdul Momen, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh (AK Abdul Momen) said that India and Bangladesh (India-Bangladesh) We have enjoyed cordial bilateral relations and during the visit of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday, all major bilateral issues between the two countries will be discussed. Momen, without sharing any details, said Jaishankar would arrive in Dhaka on Thursday on a half-day official visit. He expressed hope that Jaishankar (S Jaishankar) May bring some good news for his country and is expected to surprise Bangladesh. He said that both the countries are looking forward to fix the date of the 7th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting, which is to be held in New Delhi.
Jaishankar is also scheduled to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 4 pm. Jaishankar will invite Hasina to Delhi on behalf of Prime Minister Modi. It is reported that the purpose of Jaishankar’s visit is related to the preparations related to the Bangladesh Prime Minister’s visit to India. Jaishankar will meet Momen at 5 pm at the Foreign Service Academy, where Momen will host an iftar feast and banquet in his honour.
Jaishankar had traveled in March last year
Earlier, Jaishankar had visited Bangladesh in March last year. He will be Bhutan’s first high-level foreign guest since March 2020. In Thimphu, Jaishankar will attend the gathering along with Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck. The Foreign Ministry said that he will meet Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lyonchen Lotay Tshering and will also meet his counterpart Lyonpo Tandi Dorji. The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that India and Bhutan share a unique and time-tested bilateral relationship. Which involves utmost trust, goodwill and mutual understanding. During Jaishankar’s visit to Bhutan, the two sides will discuss all issues of mutual interest, including upcoming high-level exchanges, economic development and hydropower cooperation.
Earlier, Hasina had visited Delhi in the year 2019. Prime Minister Modi visited Bangladesh on March 26-27 last year. During this three projects were signed between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that I am happy to inaugurate three more projects with PM Sheikh Hasina. These three projects today are in three different areas. PM Modi had told that projects have been started in the field of LPG import, vocational training and social facilities.