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Rajnath arrives in Bangladesh for 3-day visit

Press Trust of India  |  Dhaka 

today arrived in for a three-day visit during which he will hold discussions on various issues related to bilateral security, border management and cross border crimes.

Singh was received by his Bangladeshi counterpart at

"HM Shri @rajnathsingh has reached on a three day tour to Bangladesh," of said in a tweet.

Singh and Kamal will co-chair the 6th India-on July 15.

The two leaders are expected to jointly inaugurate a Bangladesh-Friendship Building at the Police Academy in northwestern Sardah and a coordinated

Singh, who is accompanied by top officials of the and security agencies, will also meet Bangladesh Sheikh and discuss various bilateral issues.

"and Bangladesh have made notable progress in transforming our land and maritime boundaries into zones of peace and tranquillity. Looking forward to strengthen the bilateral relations between both the countries on the basis of friendship and trust," Singh said in a tweet before leaving for

"The relationship between India and Bangladesh is anchored in history, culture, language and shared values of democracy. India attaches great significance to ties with Bangladesh," he said.

Singh and Kamal are also likely to discuss the Rohingya issue in their meeting.

The Indian side is expected to take up the issue of the continuous inflow of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) from across the border.

India shares a 4,096-km-long border with Bangladesh.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 20:00 IST