Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Two senior officials of the US Department of State arrived in the capital Dhaka on Saturday to discuss bilateral issues.
The officials — Melanne S Verveer, US ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues, and Robert O Blake, US assistant secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs — came to attend a four-day South Asia Women’s Entrepreneurship symposium beginning on Sunday. 
Blake will meet Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, Leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia, senior government officials, civil society leaders, and representatives of private sectors to talk on politics, women, labour, governance and trade.
BBN/SSR/AD-09Dec12-11:20 am (BST)