Sudan keen to import jute, jute goods from Bangladesh    

Sudan expressed its interest to import jute, jute goods and pharmaceutical products from Bangladesh.

The non-resident Sudanese Ambassador to Bangladesh, Dr Hassan E El Talib, expressed this interest when he called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganobhaban residence here on Sunday evening.

He also requested the Prime Minister to encourage Bangladeshi investors to invest in his country in shipbreaking industry.

jute goodsPM’s special assistant Mahbubul Hoque Shakil briefed reporters after the meeting, reports BSS.

Dr Talib congratulated the Prime Minister on forming the government for the third time. He appreciated the Bangladeshi peacekeepers who are now in Sudan under the UN peacekeeping mission.

Highly lauding the advancement of the women education and women empowerment in Bangladesh, he said that Sudan has taken the model of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the same purpose.

The Sudanese ambassador appreciated Bangladesh for the achievement in attaining the MDGs and said that Bangladesh is the pioneer in the world.

He requested the Prime Minister to open a mission in Sudan.

In reply, the Prime Minister said that Bangladesh is actively considering opening a mission in Sudan.

PM\’s Principal Secretary Abdus Sobhan Sikder and Military Secretary Major General Mian Mohammad Joynul Abedin were present, among others.