Sushma Swaraj's Bangladesh visit: External Affairs Minister opens Indian high commission's new office complex in Dhaka

Dhaka: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj opened the new chancery complex of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Monday on the last day of her Bangladesh visit.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj opens the new chancery complex of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka. Image courtesy: Twitter@ihcdhaka

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj opens the new chancery complex of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka. Image courtesy: Twitter@ihcdhaka

Swaraj lit a candle to mark the opening of the huge complex at Dhaka's Baridhara diplomatic enclave while the high commission was previously operating from a house in Gulshan area of the city.

During the ceremony, she also inaugurated 15 development projects of Bangladesh being funded by India.

Bangladesh foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali, Health Minister Mohamad Nasim, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's political affairs adviser HT Imam among others joined the ceremony.

Swaraj will return to New Delhi later in Monday wrapping up her Dhaka visit, the second since assuming office in 2014.


Updated Date: Oct 23, 2017 13:42 PM

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