BIMSTEC SG lauds BD’s vital role in making progress in regional coop

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City Desk :
Newly appointed Secretary General of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey on Tuesday commended the vital role of Bangladesh in making progress in regional cooperation within BIMSTEC framework.

During his meeting with Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he thanked the government of Bangladesh for hosting the BIMSTEC Secretariat in Dhaka and providing it utmost support in enabling it to fulfill its responsibilities, reports UNB.

The Secretary General briefed the Minister on the deliberations by the Eminent Persons Group in their first meeting in Dhaka on 25 January 2024 on chartering a new future for BIMSTEC.

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He discussed with the Minister the avenues for strengthening and deepening future cooperation amongst the BIMSTEC member States, including in the sector of trade, investment and development, which is led by Bangladesh.

The Foreign Minister underlined the importance of fostering cooperation in other sectors, particularly in sector of science, technology and innovation.

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