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Bangladesh Foreign Minister to arrive, likely to hold talks on Rohingya issue
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Bangladesh Foreign Minister to arrive, likely to hold talks on Rohingya issue

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New Delhi, Feb 6 : Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen will be arriving here on a four-day visit.

According to official sources, the visiting dignitary after his arrival here on Wednesday late evening would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday here.

Mr Momen, who will be leading a high-level delegation, is expected to talk about the early resolution of the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh and also issues concerning regional stability.

He will also have a meeting with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.

Both the ministers will attend the 5th Joint Consultative Committee Meeting.

There would be signing of agreements also, sources said.

Coincidentally, the Bangladesh Foreign Minister will be in Delhi at a time when the Modi government

is trying to push a draft law in Upper House of Parliament that seeks to grant citizenship to 'persecuted' non-Muslims - the Hindus, the Christians, the Jains, the Parsis and others - who have entered India till December 31, 2014 from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan after six years of continuous stay in the country.(UNI)