IBG News Bangladesh correspondent Anowarul Haque Bhuiyan
Dhaka, 18 July 2021:
Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen had a meeting with Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah on the sidelines of International Conference titled “Central and South Asia: Regional connectivity, Challenges and opportunities” on 16 July 2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Ministers of both countries expressed their happiness at the level of existing bilateral cooperation between Bangladesh and Kuwait. During the meeting, Kuwait Foreign Minister proposed to overview relationships and to form a Joint Committee at Foreign Ministers level. He also seek Bangladesh’s assistance and cooperation in strengthening health institutions, food security, education, IT and cyber security od bothe the brotherly countries.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister expressed his direness to continue peacekeeping troops, to establish a Forum of South-South Finance Development, to recruit more Bangladesh skilled workers and create more favorable environment for Bangladesh businesspersons in Kuwait. Dr. Momen also proposed to assist Bangladesh under Kuwait Development fund.
Dr. Momen expressed his gratitude to Kuwait Government for supporting resolution on Human Right Commission to repatriate Rohinga to Myanmar.
Two leaders expressed their willingness to visit each other’s country after development of Corona Pandemic situation.