Momen for strengthening south-south cooperation

Staff Correspondent

23 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen urged the world leaders to strengthen the South-South Cooperation to meet the growing global challenges and sustain the graduation of the least developed countries (LDCs) to the developing ones.

The Bangladesh foreign minister made the call while addressing the BAPA+40, the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation, held in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina on March 20-22, said a press release of the Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations on Friday .

While speaking at the panel discussion, foreign minister stressed exchanging expertise and best practices of the countries under South-South Corporation in ICT, agriculture and commerce sectors, climate change, disaster management, poverty reduction and food security.

The foreign minister underscored the need for exchanging ICT knowledge among the South-South countries and strengthening financial institutions.