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2019-06-15 11:11:48 BdST

Tajik President lauds BD’s rapid progress in socio-economic sector


Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has lauded the rapid development and progress of Bangladesh in socio-economic sector, hoping that the existing excellent ties between the two brotherly countries would enhance in the days to come.

Welcoming Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid, who is now on an official
visit in Dushanbe to attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and
Confidence Building Measures (CICA), at his office last night, President
Rahmon expressed his eagerness to work together on counter-terrorism and
comprehensive operations.

He also expressed his keen interest in work of a joint-venture to further
promote readymade garments (RMG) sector terming it as very potential one,
President Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS today.

Referring to boost trade and commerce, Rahmon stressed the need for high-
level visit-exchange, particularly among the business leaders of the two
countries.

During the meeting, President Hamid sought cooperation from Tajikistan in
resolving the Rohingya crisis and his Tajik counterpart assured him of
providing all possible helps in this regard.

The head of the state also urged Tajikistan to import readymade garments,
medicines, jute and jute products from Bangladesh mentioning that Bangladesh
produces world-standard products.

President Hamid said Bangladesh always shows zero tolerance policy against
terrorism and militancy.

Both the leaders hoped that the two countries would work together for
sustainable development and progress.

Abdul Hamid mentioned that Bangladesh and Tajikistan support each other
and expressed common opinion in different issues both in regional and
international forums.

Earlier, President Abdul Hamid reached here at 9:52 pm (local time) last
night.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abul Momen, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin
Muhriddin, Secretary Biletral and Consular Kamrul Ahsan, diplomats, and
secretaries concerned, among others, were present there.

President Hamid who is on a seven-day visit to Tajik capital Dushanbe and
Uzbekistan is scheduled to return home on June 19.

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