New Delhi: Indian Air Force chief Birender Singh Dhanoa will embark on a four-day official visit to Bangladesh on Monday, Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

This is a bilateral goodwill visit--from February 11 to 14--to a SAARC nation wherein the IAF chief is scheduled to visit operational and training units of Bangladesh Air Force.

According to the statement of Defence Ministry, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa will also meet the Chiefs of the three Defence Services and the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

The visit would provide further impetus towards increasing defence cooperation and pave the way for greater interaction between the two countries.

"This would also strengthen relationships and enable engagement in productive exchanges between the two Air Forces," said the statement.