AK Abdul Momen

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Global solidarity needed to face challenges

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for strong political commitment and global solidarity to face the challenges caused by the Ukraine war and other overlapping crises.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

"Myanmar mortar shelling unintentional mistake"

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday (September 20, 2022) termed Myanmar's recent shelling of mortars and gunfire into Bangladesh "unintentional mistake”.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

What does heaven look like?

Congratulations to you, my dear countrymen, welcome to heaven. But wait, heaven is…dark? One might be forgiven for thinking that here in Bangladesh at the moment, as cyclical power cuts literally leave millions in the dark for hours, and fuel prices make others see stars. It might become cheaper to buy a vehicle than the actual costs of buying a week’s fuel for it on a consistent basis. So, get walking, go green, when better than now?

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Momen objects to Pakistan High Commission using merged image of flags

Foreign Ministry has objected to the way Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka used the national flags of Bangladesh and Pakistan on their Facebook page.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Foreign minister’s response to US ambassador: A story for all the wrong reasons

The questions suggested by Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen for the US ambassador to Bangladesh were a repetition of unverified claims made by some politicians in their public speeches.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Bangladesh can't take Russian oil, wheat in fear of sanctions: Momen

Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh is not taking oil from Russia in fear of sanctions.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

“Unfortunate, a shame”: Momen laments Teesta water deal remaining stalled

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has reiterated the importance of signing the Teesta water sharing agreement with India, saying it is “unfortunate” and “a shame” that the deal remains stuck for 11 years.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Momen leaves for Guwahati to attend river conference

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today (May 27, 2022) left for Guwahati to attend the third edition of international river conference titled, “NADI Conclave”, from May 28-29 that will be inaugurated by his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Bangladesh not in any Chinese debt trap, Ambassador reiterates

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming today (May 11, 2022) reiterated that Bangladesh is not in any Chinese debt trap.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

India declines to comment on Momen 'seeking help with Rab sanctions'

India today declined to make a comment on whether Bangladesh requested to intervene on its behalf over US sanctions on Rab.