Home Minister level talks between India, Bangladesh to be held on July 28

| Updated: Jul 22, 2016 23:36 IST

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Home Minister level talks between India and Bangladesh will be held on July 28 in the national capital. A delegation led by Home Minister of Bangladesh Asaduzamman Khan Kamal will be on a three-day visit to India beginning from July 27. National Security Advisor, Union Home Secretary, Director General, Border Security Force and Director General, Narcotics Control Bureau are also likely to participate in the talks. As per reports, Asaduzamman Khan Kamal will discuss the recent Dhaka terror attack apart from issues related to the growth of Islamic State (IS) in the region, cooperation in counter-terrorism and border management with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh. The last home ministerial level talks in India were held in December, 2012 and in Bangladesh in January, 2013. Four people, including two policemen died in the attack near Sholakia field of Kishoreganj town where hundreds of thousands had gathered for Eid congregation on July 7. The attack came two days after the terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's upscale Gulshan area, claimed 22 lives, including 17 foreigners. The attacks drew worldwide condemnation. (ANI)