Bangladesh, Nigeria see huge potential to expand ties

High Commissioner Ahsan meets Nigerian Vice-president


24th August, 2019 11:15:39 printer

Bangladesh, Nigeria see huge potential to expand ties

Bangladesh and Nigeria have noted that there are huge potentials to expand bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and underlined exchange of high-level visits.

The two countries stressed on sharing of best practices for the mutual benefit of the peoples of the two countries which share commonalities in many respects.

High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria Md Shameem Ahsan met Vice-president of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo on Friday at his office in the State House, Abuja and discussed the issues.   

Ahsan also briefed him on the manifold challenges being faced by Bangladesh due to influx of 1.1 million Rohingya refugees.

He drew the attention of the Vice-president about opening of a resident Nigerian Mission in Dhaka. 

High Commissioner Ahsan congratulated the Nigerian dignitary for his re-election as the Vice-president of Nigeria. 

Later, he briefed him about the tremendous achievements Bangladesh made in all sectors under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. 

Yemi Osinbajo listened to the success stories with deep interest and highly appreciated the visionary leadership of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. 

At the end of the meeting, Bangladesh High Commissioner handed over a copy of a book “The Unfinished MEMOIRS” written by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the Vice-president.

Foreign Secretary of Nigeria Mustapha Lawal Sulaiman and Head of Chancery, Bangladesh High Commission Mohammad Shah Ekramul Hoque were present during the meeting, among others.