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Dhaka also wants ‘special treatment’ that India accords to Nepal & Bhutan but under the framework of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
BSF DG Rakesh Asthana will lead a delegation that will have representatives from the Narcotics Control Bureau, External Affairs Ministry & other govt agencies.
Shringla is expected to call on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and convey a 'special message' from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Air bubbles are temporary travel arrangements between countries aimed at restarting commercial passenger services when regular international flights are suspended.
After Indian Railways gifted the 10 locomotives to Bangladesh on 27 July, Modi govt has come under scathing criticism in Dhaka for not handing over brand new ones.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister Momen said Friday that India did not send any verbal notes to Dhaka on Galwan Valley clash that killed 20 Indian soldiers on 15 June.
India believes Beijing will now ratchet up pressure on Dhaka to hand over certain lucrative infrastructure and connectivity projects to it to ‘provoke’ New Delhi.
Nearly 2,000 trucks carrying goods are stranded at the India-Bangladesh border as Bengal govt has kept Petrapole integrated check post shut despite central govt orders to resume trade.
PM Narendra Modi was to officially roll out the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Bangladesh founder Sheikha Mujibur Rahman.
On his first trip to Bangladesh since the introduction of NRC, Shringla said PM Modi's upcoming visit will further reassure Dhaka of India's goodwill. Read his full speech here.
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