Hasina Meets Chinese President: Xi calls for stepping up cooperation
Chinese President Xi Jinping during his meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called on China and Bangladesh to push for high-quality Belt and Road cooperation and give full play to their economic complementarity.
Xi, during his bilateral meeting with Hasina, also urged the two sides to step up cooperation in infrastructure, information technology, new energy and agriculture, among other areas, reports Xinhua.
The meeting between the two was held at the Hotel Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa, yesterday evening on the sidelines of the 15th BRICS Summit.
On August 24, she will deliver a speech on behalf of Bangladesh as a member of the "New Development Bank of BRICS" at Friends of BRICS Leaders Dialogue (BRICS-Africa Outreach and the BRICS Plus Dialogues) comprising representatives from 70 countries, reports BSS.
Chinese President Xi arrived in South Africa on Monday night.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman, PM's daughter and Theamatic Ambassador of Climate Vulnerable Forum and Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Saima Wazed, PM's Principal Secretary Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah and Senior Secretary of Foreign Affairs Masud Bin Momen were present during the meeting.