Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Bangladesh, UAE for deeper engagement in broader areas

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 1st December, 2021 05:47:28 PM
  • Print news
Bangladesh, UAE for deeper engagement in broader areas

Chargé d' Affaires of UAE Embassy in Dhaka Abdulla Ali AlHmoudi has said the relationship between Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates and people in recent years has now expanded in various areas beyond the political, economic and defence partnership.

Addressing a reception on the occasion of the 50th National Day of UAE, he hoped that the existing excellent relations between the two countries would be further expanded in-depth and dimension in upcoming days.

In his remarks, he also said this year both UAE and Bangladesh are celebrating Golden Jubilee of our establishment.

A number of dignitaries and friends of UAE including the Chief guest, Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, Minister for Agriculture, Bangladesh, have joined in celebration held virtually on Wednesday.

Ambassadors, Heads of diplomatic Missions, Ministers, Members of Parliament, High government officials, businesspersons, media personalities, and personalities from academic and social institutions also attended the ceremony.

The Chargé d' Affaires of UAE Embassy in his remarks, said this year both UAE and Bangladesh are celebrating Golden Jubilee of our establishment.

In his welcome speech, Abdulla Ali AlHmoudi mentioned UAE’s remarkable achievements of the UAE over the past 50 years and also highlighted the glorious journey of UAE ties almost five decades of Bangladesh.

‘‘We are celebrating 50 years of accomplishments and achievements of our remarkable journey from the past till today and the world witnessed tremendous transformative change of UAE that we have done over the years. To recognize the efforts, the UNESCO has also adopted the UAE National Day as World Futures Day and all countries of the world to celebrate UAE National Day as World Futures Day,’’ Abdulla Ali AlHmoudi said.

He said one of the most significant indicators of the success of the UAE diplomacy is the strength of the UAE passport achieved in 2021the first rank in the world according to the World Passport Index.

On this historic occasion, he said the world’s greatest show ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai showcases human achievements in many fields, with the participation of more than 192 countries, companies, organizations and educational institutions.

This global event confirms our nation's ability to connect and inspire millions of people around the world to celebrate human progress, solve global challenges, and create a better future.

The World Expo inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.

As a chief guest of this programme, Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said Bangladesh and the UAE share common goals based on religious and cultural values and both countries have excellent relations, as evidenced by recent high-level bilateral visits.

‘Recalling Bangladesh and the UAE's founding fathers, he said the solid foundation between our bilateral relations was laid by our founding fathers and we are expecting more reciprocal deeper engagement in the broader areas, he added.