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Japan-Bangladesh relation time-tested: Envoy

Staff Correspondent     17th July, 2018 11:08:23 printer

Japan-Bangladesh relation is time-tested and Japan is the largest development partner of Bangladesh, said Rabab Fatima, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan on Tuesday.

The ambassador said at a seminar titled “Bangladesh Culture and Tourism Seminar” at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of the embassy in the afternoon. The Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo organised the seminar to inform Japanese people about the rich history, culture and tourism of Bangladesh.

Around a hundred members of ‘World Heritage Academy’ (WHA) which was the co-organiser of the seminar were present at the programme. Corporate Adviser of WHA, Tadashi SUGAYA moderated the seminar, according to the Bangladesh mission in Tokyo.

The ambassador said Japan would emerge as one of the main trading partners of Bangladesh.

In her speech, she presented its overall macro-economic situation and highlighted the rich culture, religious harmony, women empowerment, bilateral trade, demographic situation, business prospects and so on of Bangladesh.

She also said Japan and Japanese are at the heart of Bangladeshi people, and relation and friendship between people of two countries is a special one.  She invited the Japanese guests to visit Bangladesh.

First secretary of the Mission Jobayed Hossain made a presentation on the culture, history, tourist spots, festivals, and famous foods of Bangladesh at the event.

Besides, VDO documentaries on the development and culture of Bangladesh were also screened at the programme.

President of World Heritage Academy, Masatou KITAMURA, thanked the ambassador and embassy for organising such a programme.

Showing the similarities between Japan and Bangladesh, KITAMURA highly praised and expressed his contentment and satisfaction on the development of Bangladesh.

In his statement, he portrayed Bangladesh as a happy nation.