External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday called on Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed key bilateral issues.

Ms. Swaraj, who arrived in Dhaka late Wednesday on her first trip abroad, met Ms. Hasina after holding talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali.

Though there are no pacts to be signed and no big expectations, the trip, which is termed as a “goodwill” visit, is aimed at taking forward the bilateral ties which are on a “positive trajectory” for past few years.

Ms. Sushma has handed over a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Ms Hasina. Mr. Modi has inviting Ms. Hasina to visit India.