Foreign Secretary calls on External Affairs Minister of India
Bangladesh Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) Masud Bin Momen called on the Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar at the latter’s residence in New Delhi this afternoon. During the call, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary thanked the Indian Government for the excellent cooperation enjoyed by both countries during the difficult times of COVID-19 and for the recent handing over of COVID-19 vaccine.
Both sides discussed early resolution of pending issues as well as the new areas of cooperation. Celebration of Mujib Borsho and joint celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s Independence as well as celebration of 50 years of establishment of diplomatic ties were discussed. Bangladesh side conveyed that the Government and people of Bangladesh are eagerly looking forward to the visit of Prime Minister Modi to Bangladesh in March 2021.
Bangladesh Foreign Secretary handed over an invitation to the EAM from the Bangladesh Foreign Minister to visit Bangladesh at an early date.
Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Harsh Vardhan Shringla tomorrow in Hyderabad House in New Delhi.