Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is making his maiden visit to Bangladesh for three-days during which the Rohingya repatriation issue will be discussed.
A foreign ministry official said Bangladesh will seek India’s support on Rohingya Repatriation, which is supposed to start from 22 August.
After paying tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi 32, he will meet Bangladesh foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen at the State Guest House Padma at 11 am on Tuesday.
At the meeting they will also discuss water sharing of 54 common rivers, inter-linked rivers, the 3rd Indian line of credit, Illegal migration across the border, connectivity and trade.
In the past, Bangladesh has repeatedly asked India for strong support in helping to resolve the Rohingya crisis. However, India has been criticized for not playing an adequate role on this issue.