The visiting SAARC Secretary General Esala Weerakoon has called on State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam at his office.
During the meeting held on Monday (June 6), the State Minister welcomed Esala Weerakoon and asked about different aspects of current activities of SAARC.
He praised the willingness of Bangladesh to activate and motivate the various modalities of regional cooperation within the SAARC system. He also appealed to the State Minister for intervention to save the SAARC process from the existing difficulties.
The State Minister assured Bangladesh's commitment to extend every possible support to materialize the goals of SAARC and to achieve a sustainable and integrated development in the region through cooperation.
The State Minister advised the Secretary General to continue his consultation with member states and urged to revitalize SAARC Cooperation to face the growing challenge that the region is facing.