China wants to deepen ties with Bangladesh as global geopolitical polarisation sharpens, and this would be a major objective of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s two-day visit to Bangladesh starting today, say international relations analysts.
According to them, China considers Bangladesh a very important South Asian country not only for its growing economy and trade but also for its strategic location — linking South and Southeast Asia and providing a gateway to the Bay of Bengal, — and increasing global standing. These factors also attract the Western world to Bangladesh.
Wang Yi, now on a visit to regional countries including Cambodia and Mongolia, will arrive in Dhaka today morning. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen tomorrow.
The Chinese minister is expected to sign and renew a few memorandums…