US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu will visit to India and Bangladesh in the second week of this month.
A range of priorities including energy, trade, security cooperation, religious freedom, labor, and human rights will discuss during his visit.
Along with discussing the situations of human rights' and democracy, the US assistant secretary of state for the bureau of south and central Asian affairs will stress on the security of the US diplomats in Bangladesh.
Lu will be in Dhaka on January 14 from India. He will travel to India and Bangladesh from January 12 to 15.
In India, the Assistant Secretary will participate in the India-U.S. Forum. Assistant Secretary Lu will also meet with senior Indian officials to discuss ways in which the United States and India can further expand energy, trade, security, and human rights cooperation.
While in Bangladesh, Assistant Secretary Lu will meet with senior Bangladeshi officials and civil society leaders to discuss strengthening our bilateral relationship, expanding economic engagement and hear their perspectives on labor and human rights, according to a press statement by Office of the Spokesperson on January 10.