Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 3, 2017

On October 3, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Michael Miller and Bangladesh Director General for the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abida Islam chaired the Sixth U.S.-Bangladesh Bilateral Security Dialogue at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

The dialogue, established in 2012, reflects our growing security relationship with Bangladesh, and our shared commitment to peace and prosperity in the region. Discussions focused on efforts to expand partnerships in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, peacekeeping, defense trade, military cooperation, and counterterrorism, as well as maritime security and regional issues.

For further information, please contact the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at, and follow us on Twitter @StateDeptPM.

U.S. Department of State

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