Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh for two-day trip tomorrow

Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh for two-day trip tomorrow

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Dhaka, Aug 19: In his first visit as External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will be visiting Dhaka on Monday in an effort to further strengthen the relations between the two countries. Topping the agenda of his two day visit to the neighboring country is expected to focus on illegal immigration, connectivity, Rohingya crisis as well as water sharing of 54 rivers including the long-pending Teesta River water issue.

Jaishankar has met with his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr A K Momen recently in New Delhi and prior to that on the sidelines of the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia or CICA in Tajikistan. Both Dr A K Abdul Momen and S Jaishankar will hold a bilateral meeting at the State Guest House Padma tomorrow and will later call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.UNI