Momen leaves for Turkey today

Diplomatic Correspondent

13 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Momen leaves for Turkey today

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will leave Dhaka for Turkey today on a four-day visit for holding a bilateral meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on September 15 and joining the inaugural ceremony of Bangladesh Chancery complex in Ankara.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually inaugurate the newly-built Bangladesh chancery complex in Turkish capital Ankara while Momen along with the Turkish foreign minister are expected to be present at the complex on September 14.

“Rohingya crisis, D-8 summit and trade cooperation between the two countries -Bangladesh and Turkey will be highlighted in the meeting on Sept 15,” Momen told reporters.

Besides, Momen is also likely to call on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and scheduled to hold meetings with local business delegations and President of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF). The foreign minister will return home on September 16.