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Ansari Meets Bangladesh PM Hasina
Vice President Hamid Ansari and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met on Saturday in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar and discussed bilateral and issues of mutual interest.

Vice President Hamid Ansari and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met on Saturday in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar and discussed bilateral and issues of mutual interest.

The two-leaders met on the sidelines of the 11th Asia-Europe Summit here.

Details of their discussion were not available.

Ansari had briefly interacted with Hasina yesterday during the summit.

The Vice President also held separate bilateral meetings with Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Roivas and Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius. He held a bilateral meeting with Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis.

Ansari yesterday held talks Prime Ministers of Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

At the first day of the ASEM Summit yesterday, Asian and European leaders condemned the terror attack in the French city of Nice and reiterated the need to tackle terrorism.

During the Summit, the leaders also talked about the South China Sea issue, days after a UN-backed tribunal struck down China’s claims of “historical rights” in the disputed waters in a case brought by the Philippines.

They also voiced their opposition to the use of force and the need for freedom of navigation in international waters.