NEWS OF THE DAYWorld Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy shakes hands with Japan’s Trade Minister Yukio Edano (R) during their meeting in Tokyo yesterday. The United States, Europe and Japan have joined forces to challenge China’s restrictions on exports of rare-earth metals, escalating a trade row over access to some of the most important raw materials used in advanced technologies.
President Zillur Rahman yesterday urged businessmen of African nation Senegal to import world standard Bangladeshi products considering their very competitive prices.
“Many world-class export-oriented products like pharmaceuticals, ceramics, jute and leather goods are being produced in Bangladesh,” he said while newly appointed Ambassador of Senegal to Bangladesh Amadou Moustapha Diouf presented his credentials to him at Bangabhaban.
Welcoming the new envoy at Bangabhaban, the President said Bangladesh considers Senegal as one of its trusted friend and expressed his satisfaction over the existing excellent bilateral relations between the two countries. —BSS
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