India’s new High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami on Saturday met Tripura governor Ramesh Baish besides chief minister Biplab Kr Deb.

During the meetings with the governor and the chief minister, Doraiswami discussed various issues involving Bangladesh.

Doraiswami, who succeeds Riva Ganguly Das as the Indian envoy in Bangladesh, also visited the under construction India-Bangladesh new 12.23 km railway project along Agartala.

After holding a meeting with the diplomat, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb said,”Held a fruitful meeting with India’s High Commissioner-designate to Bangladesh, Shri @VDoraiswami. Extensively discussed various contours of India-Bangladesh relations and how Tripura can contribute towards strengthening the bond between the two nations.”

Subsequently, Doraiswami tweeted, “An honour and a privilege to meet Hon. CM Biplab Kumar Deb.and get his specific and clear guidance for the Mission ahead. Inspired by his strong advocacy of the closest India-Bangladesh ties !”

After meeting with the Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais, he tweeted, “HE the Governor’s guidance was most welcome. Sustained interest in Tripura in the best possible ties with Bangladesh.”

Doraiswami, who joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1992, would go to Dhaka on October 5 to take charge as the new Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh.

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