US Deputy Sec of State and US Ambassador to India Visits Bangladesh

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The United States Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg started a 2 day visit to Bangladesh on the 22nd April. As deputy to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton he is the highest ranked member of the current US Administration to visit the country. The visit included meeting government officials and other political figures, business and opinion leaders in New Delhi, Kolkata and Dhaka to discuss a range of issues of interest to both countries.

At the same time US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer is also visiting Bangladesh to support close ties between the countries and commends the efforts of the countries in co-operating together in efforts to enhance regional trade, development, integration and counter-terrorism efforts.