Settling sea limit too crucial now
Foreign Minister Dipu Moni yesterday hoped for a solution of the maritime boundary dispute with Indian and Myanmar through the move taken by the government for arbitration in the international forum.
Talking to newsmen here, she referred to the notice served to the missions of the two neighbouring countries before taking the dispute for arbitration.
Dipu Moni said exploration and exploitation of natural resources at the deep sea are essential for the development of the country.
Referring to the recent visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her to the United States, she said talks with US leaders were successful.
She said the country faces many challenges but she warned that militancy, terrorism and corruption would be uprooted at any cost.
The foreign minister who came earlier in the morning distributed cheques among the volunteers of women associations for their performance in 2008-'09 at the DC Office.
Cheques of about Tk 7.35 lakh were distributed among the volunteers of 41 women associations of the district.
She assured all possible help of the government for development of women in the society.