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US state dept. official Todd to visit Dhaka

US state dept. official Todd to visit Dhaka

Dhaka : The US Department of State’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs William E Todd is set to visit Bangladesh this week leading an interagency delegation.

While in Dhaka, he will reportedly meet government officials to discuss bilateral issues, the current security situation and regional integration, reports the Daily Star.

Todd’s visit is a follow up on the visit of US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal last week in the country.

He is likely to meet representatives from the civil society during his visit.

Prior to this assignment, Todd served as the US Ambassador to Cambodia where he focused on the advancement of democracy, human rights, regional stability, counterterrorism, trade and investment. (ANI)