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Bangladesh, Georgia agree to work in agri sector

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 24 June, 2019 12:00 AM
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Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said Bangladesh and Georgia have agreed to enhance their cooperation in agricultural sector.

Expressing satisfaction at the existing friendly relationship on various bilateral issues, the foreign minister also stressed on further strengthening the relations by expanding areas of cooperation for the mutual benefits between the two countries.

Foreign Minister made the remarks at a call on meeting of Ambassador of Georgia in Bangladesh with residence in New Delhi Archil Dzuliashvili at his secretariat office in the capital on Sunday, said a press release.

During the meeting, they discussed on various aspects on bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Georgia. In his speech, Dr AK Abdul Momen emphasised on the promotion of trade and investment between the two countries, especially in areas like pharmaceuticals, ready-made garments (RMG), agricultural products, ceramics etc.

Besides bilateral issues, the two sides also exchanged their views on international issues of common interest.

Elections in different International Organisations of United Nation (UN), including Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and International Organisation for Migration (IMO) were also discussed during the meeting.

Later, Foreign Minister briefed the Georgian Ambassador about the recent development of the Rohingya issue and sought support from the Georgian government in this regard.