US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal will arrive in Dhaka today for a three-day official visit.
During her visit, she will hold meetings with high-level government officials, labour, RMG sector and business community leaders, and opposition party leaders.
In addition to her activities in Dhaka, Biswal will also travel to Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT) in Gazipur before departing on Saturday.
Biswal was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs on October 21, 2013.
As Assistant Secretary, she oversees US foreign policy with India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. Prior to that, she served from September 2010 as Assistant Administrator for Asia at USAID.