Dhaka: Chinese State Councilor and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe arrived here on Tuesday.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Shahriar Alam received him at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital at 1145 hrs.
During his brief visit, he is scheduled to meet President Abdul Hamid and Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed.
The visit of Wei Fenghe will visit Sri Lanka on the same day.
His visit comes ahead of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s virtual ministerial meeting with South Asian leaders of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka under a new initiative of China-South Asia Covid Cooperation and Post-pandemic Economic Recovery.