Dhaka July 14:Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday arrived in Bangladesh for a three-day visit during which he will hold discussions on matters related to bilateral security, border management,anti-terror cooperation and cross border crimes including flow of fake currency notes.
Rajnath was received by his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
During the visit, Singh will meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and will hold a bilateral discussion on various issues like anti-terror cooperation, attempts by terror groups to radicalise youth and the constant inflow of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) from across the border. Rohingya issue is likely to be discussed informally
Singh and Kamal will co-chair the 6th India-Bangladesh Home Minister Level Talks on July 15.
The two leaders are expected to jointly inaugurate a Bangladesh-India Friendship Building at the Bangladesh Police Academy in northwestern Sardah and a coordinated Indian Visa Application Center in Dhaka.
The Union Home Minister is accompanied by some of the top officials of the Home Ministry.
Before leaving for Dhaka, Rajnath took to social media and tweeted, “India and Bangladesh have made notable progress in transforming our land and maritime boundaries into zones of peace and tranquility. Looking forward to strengthen the bilateral relations between both the countries on the basis of friendship and trust.””The relationship between India and Bangladesh is anchored in history, culture, language and shared values of democracy. India attaches great significance to ties with Bangladesh,” he wrote in another tweet.