The Bangladesh contingent comprises 170 personnel, led by Brigadier General Mohammed Mafizul Islam Rashed, Commander of 52 Bangladesh Infantry Brigade. The lead unit from the Bangladesh Army side is 27 Bangladesh Infantry Regiment.
Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra will pay a two-day official visit to Bangladesh from tomorrow as part of India’s ”Neighbourhood First” policy.
Vinay Kwatra is visiting the neighbouring country at the invitation of Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Masud Bin Momen.
During the visit, both foreign secretaries will review the entire range of bilateral relationship including political and security, water, trade and investment, power and energy, defence, connectivity and sub-regional cooperation.
”The visit to Bangladesh is keeping in line with the highest priority accorded to India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy. Bangladesh is India’s top-most development partner and its largest trade partner in the region,” the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
It added that the foreign secretary’s visit would further strengthen bilateral ties and impart momentum to ongoing cooperation in diverse areas. Bangladesh is India’s largest trading partner in the region.