Indian FM reaches Dhaka


Dhaka, October 22: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in the capital on a two-day official visit to review bilateral issues.Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali received her at Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport at 1.37pm on Sunday.

During the visit, the Indian external affairs minister and the Bangladesh foreign minister will co-chair the fourth meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission around 4:30pm at Panpacific Sonargaon Hotel.

She is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Gano Bhaban around 6pm today.

She is due to meet the political leaders in Bangladesh and also interact with the representatives of leading Bangladeshi think tanks, chambers of commerce and industry and cultural organisations.

This is her second visit to Bangladesh that comes soon after the state visit of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to India in April 2017.