Argentine foreign minister likely to visit Bangladesh next March: Momen
Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship Santiago Andrés Cafiero is likely to visit Bangladesh in March next year, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said on Thursday.
The decision of opening Argentina's embassy in Dhaka will be made during the FM's visit, the minister told reporters after an event of book launch in the capital.
Momen said the Argentine side has informed the foreign ministry that their foreign minister will visit Bangladesh in March.
"There is a good relation between the two countries," he said, hoping that it will be stronger in future.
Meanwhile, Argentine President Alberto Fernández yesterday said his country is working to reopen a diplomatic mission in Dhaka next year.
"We've watched closely the celebrations of the friendly people of Bangladesh in support of the (Argentina) team," he said in a letter to PM Hasina.
People and the president of Argentina were overwhelmed by the massive, heartfelt public support and celebration in Bangladesh for team Argentina throughout the World Cup and following their victory in the final.