Fifth Annual U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 22, 2016


Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will welcome Bangladeshi Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque to the Department of State for the fifth annual U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue, taking place June 23-24.

Under Secretary Shannon will lead the U.S. delegation for discussions on security affairs, development and governance, trade and investment, international and regional affairs, and other issues of mutual interest.

The U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue, established in 2012, is a regularly planned policy consultation designed to advance our common agenda and opportunities for cooperation across the full range of bilateral and regional issues.

The United States looks forward to constructive conversations with Bangladesh with the objective of broadening and deepening the partnership between the two countries.