Bangladesh PM to visit China July 1-5

Rohingya issue, dev co-op on agenda

Diplomatic Correspondent | Published: 00:30, Jun 11,2019 | Updated: 02:02, Jun 20,2019


Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — UNB file photo

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will be in China on a five-day official visit at the invitation of the Chinese government, officials on both sides said on Monday.

‘The prime minister will be in China in the first week of July on an official visit,’ foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said at his office on Monday.

Officials on both sides told New Age that the visit would take place from July 1 to July 5.

The two governments have started a process to set the agenda and explore potentials for signing instruments during the visit.

Sheikh Hasina is likely to hold bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. She is expected to call on Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Seeking support from China on resolving the Rohingya crisis and development cooperation would be on the agenda during the talks, Momen added.

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