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Bhutan PM to visit Bangladesh in Apr 

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:48 PM, 19 March 2019  

Lotay Tshering, the Prime Minister of Bhutan; Photo: Collected

Lotay Tshering, the Prime Minister of Bhutan; Photo: Collected

Lotay Tshering, the Prime Minister of Bhutan, is expected to visit Bangladesh in April, aiming to strengthen ties, especially in the sector of bilateral trade. 

Lotay Tshering will be arriving in the second week of April at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque said on Tuesday.

The secretary made the disclosure after a meeting with his Bhutanese counterpart Sonam Tshong at the state guesthouse Meghna on Tuesday afternoon.

During the Foreign Office Consultation (FOC), the two foreign secretaries discussed a number of bilateral issues, including enhancing trade and commerce, establishing connectivity and cooperation in the energy sector.

The Bhutanese foreign secretary told reporters that the prime minister of Bhutan, a medical college student of Dhaka, is very eager to visit Bangladesh. The visit will be in mid-April.

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