PM calls on president
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban last evening.
“The prime minister discussed different state-level issues, specially her recent Brunei visit, with the president,” Principal Information Officer M Joynal Abedin told the news agency.
The head of the government apprised the president of the outcome of her recent three-day visit to Brunei, he said.
The remier returned home from Brunei on Tuesday morning, ending her three-day official visit at the invitation of Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah.
The head of the state was informed that during her stay, Bangladesh and Brunei signed seven instruments to strengthen cooperation, mainly in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture and sports, and supply of LNG.
The premier also held a series of meetings with leaders of Bangladeshi business community, Brunei business community, and Brunei National Chamber of Commerce and Industry during her visit.
Sheikh Hasina also laid the foundation stone of a new chancery building of Bangladesh High Commission at the diplomatic enclave in Jalan Kebangsaan.
Referring to PM’s visit, President Hamid hoped that it would help strengthen further bilateral trade and investment ties between the two countries.
Secretaries concerned and high officials of both the president and prime minister’s offices were present.