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Bangladesh, Thailand to explore newer areas of cooperation

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 1st March, 2022 06:06:24 PM
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The Second round of Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between Bangladesh and Thailand discussed expansion to newer areas based on shared interests and cooperate in a host of areas including security and connectivity.

Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Masud Bin Momen and his Thai counterpart Permanent Secretary Thani Thongphakdi led their respective delegations.

The meeting held on Tuesday (Mar 1) in Bangkok, reviewed the overall state of bilateral relations including development of cooperation in the political, economic, security, connectivity, technical, consular, cultural and social spheres and expansion to newer areas based on shared interests.

Cooperation on matters on mutual interest in regional and international forums also featured during the discussion, said the Foreign Ministry.

They emphasised on the need for exchanging high level visits and reactivating all bilateral mechanisms to further expand and consolidate cooperation in various fields.

After the official talks, the two Foreign Secretaries unveiled the logo for celebrating the 50 years of bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Thailand.