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Junior foreign minister of Germany to arrive in Dhaka

  • Published at 11:49 am July 18th, 2018
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Bangladesh and Germany are likely to sign an agreement about e-passports on Thursday

German Minister of State Niels Annen is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka for a two-day visit to discuss bilateral issues, including e-passports.

The minister will arrive on Wednesday afternoon, reports UNB. 

According to the report, he is currently in New Delhi for a two-day visit.

Bangladesh and Germany are likely to sign an agreement on e-passports on Thursday.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and the German minister will attend the signing ceremony, a diplomatic source said.

During th visit, Annen will hold formal talks with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali—apart from his meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

In India, he held political talks on issues including foreign, regional and security policy.

Minister of State Annen, in his first visit to Bangladesh, is likely to discuss trade, investment, and international issues that are of great importance to both countries— including the Rohingya crisis.