Johnson was received by Bangladesh Foreign Ministry's Secretary Kamrul Ahsan, Director General of the Europe Wing Mohammad Khorshed Alam Khastagir and British High Commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake at the Dhaka airport on Friday afternoon, bdnews24.com reported.
The British official was scheduled to meet his Bangladeshi counterpart A.H. Mahmood Ali. Bangladesh officials said they expected an announcement of the lifting the UK's ban of direct cargo flights from Dhaka at the meeting.
The British government, MPs of the House of Commons, political parties raised a strong voice against the oppression on the Rohingya people by Myanmar military and pursued the issue within the UN Security Council.
At least 688,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state to Bangladesh since the Myanmar military launched an offensive in response to rebel attacks on government outposts on August 25 last year.
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