US Deputy Secretary to visit Dhaka next week...

Dhaka, Tuesday   20 October 2020

US Deputy Secretary to visit Dhaka next week

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:34 PM, 9 October 2020  

US Deputy Secretary to visit Dhaka next week

US Deputy Secretary to visit Dhaka next week

The US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will visit here from October 14-16 to meet with senior government officials and reaffirm the United States-Bangladesh partnership.

“The Deputy Secretary’s engagements in Bangladesh will focus on advancing our common vision of a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and secure Indo- pacific region with shared prosperity for all,” a US embassy press release said here this evening.

Biegun’s visit here will also focus on US-Bangladesh cooperation on COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and sustainable economic development, said the release.

Prior to his visit here, the US Deputy Secretary of State will visit India from October 12-14 where he is scheduled to deliver keynote remarks at the India-U.S. Forum.

His engagements in India will focus on advancing the ‘United States-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership’ and how the Washington D.C and New Delhi can work together to advance peace, prosperity, and security in the Indo-Pacific and around the globe, said the release.

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