Chinese President Xi Jinping’s groundbreaking visit to Bangladesh this week is expected to raise bilateral relations to new heights and result in investment to boost Bangladesh’s economic growth.
The visit, ahead of the eighth BRICS summit in Goa starting Saturday, will be a “milestone,” Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou said at a press briefing on Monday in Beijing, the Xinhua News Agency reported, adding that deals would be inked, and that bilateral relations would be strengthened.
During his state visit, Xi will meet with President Abdul Hamid, National Assembly Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, and hold talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“This is the first state visit [to Bangladesh] from a Chinese head of State for the past three decades,” Jiang Jing...
All India Radio is set to launch Akashvani Maitree, a Bengali service aimed at those living across the border. The initiative launched in 1971 to back Bangladeshi nationalists in their liberation struggle is set to take flight again, this time on the wings of a powerful radio transmitter that will put forward India’s perspective on issues facing the subcontinent.
After five months of preparation, All India Radio’s (AIR) Kolkata station is ready to launch Akashvani Maitree—a service in Bengali aimed primarily at Bangladeshis—as New Delhi looks to strengthen diplomatic ties with Dhaka.
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Bangladesh and Slovenia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Foreign Office Consultation (FOC) to consolidate further the relationship between the two friendly countries in the political, economic and other fields.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Md. Shahriar Alam and State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Ms. Darja Bavdaz Kuret signed the MoU on Friday at the “BRDO Convention Centre” in Ljubljana, according to a message received here today, reports BSS.
The state minister is on a three-day official trip to Slovenia, which is the first-ever ministerial-level visit between the two countries since the establishment of diplomatic