German minister arrives today

Diplomatic Correspondent

25 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

German minister arrives today

A delegation led by German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Dr Gerd Müller will arrive in Bangladesh today for a two-day visit to hold discussion with high government officials on readymade garments, labour unions and Rohingya issues.

The Minister is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and other dignitaries.

“The key focus of the trip will be on RMG sector and trade union,” the German Embassy said.

Dr Muller will visit some factories in Gazipur and meet government representatives and labour unions.

Another key focus of the visit is the situation of the Rohingyas. The German Minister will visit the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday before he leaves the country in the afternoon on the same day.