UAE lauds Hasina’s leadership

Diplomatic Correspondent

23 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

UAE lauds Hasina’s leadership

UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh holds a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Monday. —SUN PHOTO

The United Arab Emirates has highly appreciated the wise and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for achieving spectacular economic and social progress in Bangladesh as well as for managing the challenges of the Covid-19.

This was stated by UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh during a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Shahriar Alam is now visiting the UAE to attend IDEX and NAVDEX-2021 as the representative of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said the foreign ministry.

The entire range of bilateral relations that includes, issues related to participation of UAE leaders in the Mujib Year celebration, joint celebration of 50th anniversary of both the countries, continued support for Rohingya repatriation, holding of next Foreign Office Consultations, cooperation in the field of trade and investment, food security, employment opportunities for Bangladeshi nationals in the UAE etc were discussed.

The two state ministers also discussed on various regional and international issues of mutual interests and cooperation in multilateral forums.

Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Md Abu Zafor and Director General (West Asia) FM Borhan Uddin were present during the meeting.

Earlier, the state minister attended the commemoration of International Mother Language and Shahid Dibash at the Chancery of Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi and paid respect to martyrs of the language movement by placing floral wreath at the makeshift Shaheed Minar setup in the Chancery.

Besides, he also visited the facilities of the new Chancery and exchanged views with the officials of the Embassy in separate meeting.


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