Dhaka, Male bilateral talks Tuesday
Published 11:40 pm | February 08, 2021
Online desk : Bangladesh and the Maldives will hold bilateral talks on Tuesday to find ways to strengthen the relations between the two countries, giving a focus on trade and investment and the welfare of Bangladeshi workers in the Maldives.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and his counterpart from the Maldives Abdulla Shahid will lead the respective side in the talks to be held at State guesthouse Padma.
The issue of possible visit of the President of the Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, to Dhaka in March 2021 may come up for discussions at the meeting.
The Foreign Minister of the Maldives is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka at 11pm on Monday (today) on an official visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Dr Momen.
The two Foreign Ministers will also witness the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the Bangladesh Foreign Service Academy and the Foreign Service Institute of the Maldives.
During the visit, the Foreign Minister of the Maldives is also expected to meet President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Bangladesh and the Maldives share “excellent” bilateral relation which has been strengthened over the years.
Around 80,000 Bangladeshi expatriates are currently working in that country.
Minister Shahid is accompanied by Foreign Secretary Abdul Ghafoor and Joint Secretary Fathimath Ghina, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।