Publish: 22 Feb 2021, 10:43 pm
United Arab Emirates (UAE) State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh on Monday lauded the wise and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for achieving spectacular economic and social progress as well as managing the challenges of Covid-19.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam held a bilateral meeting with his UAE counterpart at the latter’s office in Abu Dhabi and discussed various issues of mutual interest.
Alam is now visiting the UAE to attend IDEX and NAVDEX-2021 as the representative of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The whole gamut of bilateral relations that includes inter-alia, issues related to the participation of UAE leaders in the Mujib Year celebration, a joint celebration of the 50th anniversary of both the countries, continued support for Rohingya repatriation, holding of next Foreign Office Consultations, cooperation in the field of trade and investment, food security, employment opportunities for Bangladeshi nationals in the UAE, etc were discussed.
They also discussed regional and international issues of mutual interests and cooperation in multilateral forums, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the meeting, Bangladesh Ambassador to UAE Md Abu Zafor and Director General (West Asia) FM Borhan Uddin were present.
Earlier, the State Minister attended the commemoration of International Mother Language and Shahid Dibash at the Chancery of Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi and paid respect to martyrs of the language movement by placing floral wreath at the makeshift Shaheed Minar set up in the Chancery.
He also visited the facilities of the new Chancery and exchanged views with the officials of the Embassy in a separate meeting.