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Published:
2023-12-11 12:31:44 BdST

Momen urges redrawing the supply chain routes at Doha Forum discussion


Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday attended a high-level panel discussion at the Doha Forum Qatar on Sunday, said a press release.

At the event titled ‘Nearshoring and Friendshoring-- Changing Priorities in Global Trade’, Momen discussed the evolving trends in global trade, the impact of trade measures, and redrawing the supply chain routes.

He also highlighted Bangladesh's achievements in vaccination efforts both during and before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Earlier, he attended the grand opening ceremony of the Forum which was inaugurated by Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of the State of Qatar. 

The heads of state and governments, Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, foreign ministers and other senior ministers, as well as policymakers, private sector and civil society representatives from around the world, attended the event.

This is the 21st edition of the Doha Forum with the theme: ‘Building Shared Futures.’

Held annually, the Forum brings together global policymakers, government leaders, private sector representatives, civil society and non-governmental organizations to discuss global challenges promoting dialogue and diplomacy for diverse issues facing the world.

Dr Momen also attended the lunch hosted by the State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Qatar in honour of the Foreign Ministers attending the program.

Besides, Nepalese Foreign Minister Narayan Prakash Saud called on the Foreign Minister and exchanged views on issues of mutual interest between the two countries.

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