Boucher, the US’s senior assistant secretary of state, is scheduled to arrive
in the capital on February 8 for a three-day visit. This is the first
high-level visit by an American dignitary since the installation of the two new
governments in Dhaka and Washington in January.
ministry sources said the issues of cooperation between Bangladesh and the
United States in counter-terrorism as well as striking a deal on the proposed
Trade and Investment Framework Agreement would feature prominently in the talks
during Boucher’s visit.
hold crucial meetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and some other leaders
of the government, said the foreign secretary, Touhid Hossain, on Sunday