Visit of External Affairs Minister of India to Bangladesh. Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs of India, will pay an official visit to Dhaka on October 22-23, 2017. The visit is at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.
During the visit, EAM and the Bangladesh Foreign Minister will co-chair the 4th meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission. EAM is expected to meet the Bangladeshi leadership and also interact with the representatives of leading Bangladeshi think tanks, chambers of commerce and industry and cultural organisations.
This is the second visit of EAM to Bangladesh and comes soon after the State visit of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to India in April 2017. The visit is expected to afford an opportunity for review of the excellent bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh and further strengthening of these ties.