Bangladesh to open mission in Lisbon | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 19, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 19, 2010

Bangladesh to open mission in Lisbon

Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni yesterday said Bangladesh is planning to open a resident mission in Lisbon soon to cater the needs of the growing Bangladesh community in Portugal.
She said this when the Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister of Portugal Pedro Catarino called on her at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said a foreign ministry press release.
Dipu Moni called upon the Portuguese Special Envoy to consider opening a resident mission of Portugal in Dhaka to mitigate the sufferings of people travelling from Bangladesh to Portugal as well as to explore full trade and economic potential between the two countries.
She said there is ample potential and wide scope for developing meaningful collaborative relationship between the two friendly countries.
She added Bangladesh attached great importance to her relations with Portugal and considered Portugal a very good friend. Dipu Moni mentioned the high priority to Foreign Director Investment (FDI) and congenial atmosphere for foreign investors.
Dipu Moni hoped that the Portuguese entrepreneurs would avail themselves of these opportunities as well as the package of incentives offered to the foreign investors in Bangladesh.
They underscored the necessity of interaction between the business communities of the two countries through exchange of business delegations.
They also discussed issues related to cooperation between the two countries in all multilateral forums, including at the United Nations.

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