Sushma Swaraj meets Ivanka Trump, they discuss women's empowerment

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 19, 2017, 02.33 AM(IST)

Swaraj also met with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.? An external affairs ministry spokesman later said Swaraj's meeting with the 'Bangladesh PM was a courtesy meeting' and that the 'issue of (the) Rohingyas did not come up during it'.? Photograph:( ANI )

India's external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, met with Ivanka Trump. 

Swaraj and the US President's daughter, a spokesman for the external affairs ministry said, discussed women's empowerment. 

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Swaraj and Trump also talked about Ivanka's forthcoming visit to India for the Global Entrepreneurs Summit. 

Swaraj also met with a number of other leaders, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the foreign ministers of the UAE, Bahrain, and Denmark. 

An external affairs ministry spokesman later said Swaraj's meeting with the "Bangladesh PM was a courtesy meeting" and that the "issue of (the) Rohingyas did not come up during it".