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Secretary-General to visit Bangladesh

11 September 2015

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Bangladesh on 12 September 2015 at the invitation of the Prime Minister, Hon Sheikh Hasina.

In Dhaka, Mr Sharma will brief the Government on preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which takes place in Malta in November.

He will call on the Prime Minister, Hon Sheikh Hasina and the Foreign Minister, Hon Abdul Hassan Mahmood Ali. He will also meet with the Leader of the Opposition, Begum Rowshan Ershad.

The Secretary-General will discuss ways in which the Commonwealth can enhance its partnership with Bangladesh to realise its national objectives in accordance with the values of the Commonwealth Charter.