Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arrives in Delhi for a four-day state visit to India

During the visit, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet India's top leadership to further cement the multifaceted relationship.

New Delhi: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (September 5, 2022) arrived in Delhi for a four-day state visit to India. During the visit, Hasina will meet India’s top leadership to further cement the multifaceted relationship and ink at least seven bilateral agreements in areas like water management, railway and science and technology.

This is Hasina’s first visit to India after three years. She last visited her neighnoring country in 2019.

Bangladesh foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is among other officials who are accompanying Hasina to India.

According to Momen, issues related to security cooperation, investment, enhanced trade relations, power and energy sector cooperation, water sharing of common rivers, water resources management, border management, and combating drug smuggling and human trafficking are likely to get priority during the talks between Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

Momen also said that the agreements expected to be inked during the visit would be on water management, railway, science and technology, and information and broadcasting. The foreign minister said Dhaka expects that the high-level visit would be very successful to “help achieve our goals”.