Dhaka – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit New Delhi next month for talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, officials said.
Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry and Indian External Affairs Ministry in a joint statement announced the schedule for the visit beginning on April 7.
Hasina and Modi will hold meeting on April 8 in New Delhi, according to the statement. Bangladeshi Prime Minister is scheduled to return home on April 10.
This visit comes seven years after Prime Minister Hasina’s last visit to India in January 2010 and almost 2 years after Modi’s Bangladesh visit in June 2015.
The upcoming visit is expected to further expand the cordial and cooperative relationship between India and Bangladesh and build on the strong ties of friendship and trust between the two leaders, said the statement.
Diplomatic sources said that the two countries will discuss a entire range of bilateral issues focusing on counter-terrorism efforts, trade and commerce and sharing of water on trans-boundary rivers.