Resume flights between Dhaka, Tashkent

Momen urges Uzbek President

Diplomatic Correspondent

18 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen had a meeting with Uzbekistan President Shawkat Mirziyoyev in the frame of International Conference on “Central and South Asia: Regional connectivity, challenges and opportunities” in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

During his meeting held on Friday, Momen conveyed greetings and best wishes to the President of Uzbekistan on behalf of President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

An exchange of views took place on topical issues of the international and regional agenda, prospects for expanding multifaceted cooperation between Uzbekistan and Bangladesh, issues of further expansion of practical interaction and promotion of new cooperation projects of the two countries, and further deepening economic cooperation between Central Asia and South Asia, which has historically and closely linked to the region in economic, social, cultural and civilizational dimensions.

Foreign Minister noted the importance of opening Uzbekistan Embassy in Dhaka, resumption of Direct Passenger Flights between Dhaka and Tashkent to bring bilateral and interregional relations to new heights.

Mirziyoyev assured the minister that the Uzbekistan Government would examine the resumption of direct flights.

The Foreign Minister shared with the President of Uzbekistan youth activities of Bangladesh.

Momen said that youth activities are improving much in Bangladesh and they are directed to increase youth resilience to violent extremism and anti-democratic activities.

Accordingly, now young people are playing a vital role in economic and political growth of Bangladesh.