Bangladesh PM, US NSA discussed importance of improving bilateral ties: White House

Updated: Oct 4 2023 6:16AM

By Lalit K Jha

Washington, Oct 4 (PTI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held a meeting with the US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan last week during which they discussed the importance of improving the relationship between the two countries, the White House said.

The Bangladeshi prime minister was here last week and also met several other senior officials of the Biden Administration. Last month, she had a fruitful pull-aside meeting with President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi.

“They (the prime minister and US NSA) talked about the importance of improving our bilateral relationship across a range of issues including climate change,” John Kirby, Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the National Security Council in the White House told reporters at a news conference here on Tuesday.