Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to India: An Opportunity for Enhancing Bilateral Relations in a New Geopolitical Environment

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The visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India on 5-8 September is greatly significant for cementing the bilateral relations amid changing geopolitical dynamics of the region. It was back in 2019 when she last visited India. But a lot of things have changed over the last three years which make this upcoming visit crucial and time-defining. The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Russia-Ukraine war, and crisis in Sri Lank have influenced the South Asian geopolitics. Moreover, India-China relations have also deteriorated further due to constant clashes in the border area and disagreements on several other issues. In this scenario, the upcoming visit of Bangladesh’s Prime Minister to India is a big opportunity for both countries for enhancing mutual understanding and trust in this world where everything is changing rapidly and unpredictably. [Read full article from here]