Bangladesh, S Africa to boost ties
Bangladesh and South Africa yesterday agreed to strengthen ties in all sectors, including exporting pharmaceuticals, readymade garments, furniture and plastic products by Bangladesh to that country.
Both the countries also agreed to hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly to be held in New York in September.
The issues were discussed when South African High Commissioner to Bangladesh based in Sri Lanka Geoff QM Doidge met Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali at the latter's office.
The envoy said the South African government has a plan to soon open a full-fledged mission in Dhaka.
Meanwhile, Honorary Consul of South Africa in Bangladesh Anis Ahmed hosted a reception at Westin Hotel yesterday.