Trump’s deputy assistant due tomorrow

DHAKA, March 1, 2018 (BSS) – Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump
Lisa Curtis will arrive in the capital tomorrow on a three-day official
visit.

During the visit, Curties, who is also US National Security Council’s
Senior Director for South and Central Asia, is expected to discuss issues
related to bilateral interest, security and Rohingya crisis, official sources
said.

Apart from visiting Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazzar, the Trump’s
aide is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign
Minister AH Mahmood Ali, among others, the sources added.

“We are really pleased that she is coming,” US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia
Bernicat told reporters at a programme on Wednesday.

Curtis, a former CIA official, was a senior research fellow on South Asia
in The Heritage Foundation before joining the White House.