Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to visit Dhaka early next month as the country wants to strengthen the strategic partnership of cooperation with Bangladesh.
The Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh, Li Jiming, discussed Wang Yi’s visit with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen during a meeting with the latter on July 24.
“Yes, the Chinese foreign minister wants to visit Dhaka. But as I will be on a pre-scheduled visit to New York and Cambodia, I have requested them [China] to change the date of his visit,” Momen told The Daily Star at the foreign ministry yesterday.
The minister will be visiting New York from July 30 to August 3 to attend an event on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and then Cambodia to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum meeting on August 5-6. He is expected to return home on August 6 evening.
Momen said the Chinese…