He said that the Russian Foreign Minister would also call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during his stay in Dhaka.
The Russian Foreign Minister will attend the G20 Summit in New Delhi on September 9-10 after completing his visit to Bangladesh.
Lavrov was to visit Bangladesh on November 23 last year, primarily to attend the 22nd IORA Council of Ministers meeting held in Dhaka on November 24. But the tour was canceled at the last moment.
Later, Foreign Minister Momen and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held a telephonic conversation and highlighted the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Russia and expressed their desire to take these relations to greater heights.