Secretary Lu’s visit, against these backgrounds, reiterated the message of the past year that the US would like to see a fair and inclusive election in Bangladesh and that it is concerned about the shrinking civic space.
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.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday (September 20, 2022) termed Myanmar's recent shelling of mortars and gunfire into Bangladesh "unintentional mistake”.
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?
Foreign Ministry has objected to the way Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka used the national flags of Bangladesh and Pakistan on their Facebook page.
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.
Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh is not taking oil from Russia in fear of sanctions.
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.
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.
India today declined to make a comment on whether Bangladesh requested to intervene on its behalf over US sanctions on Rab.
Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has arrived in Dhaka this (April 28, 2022) afternoon.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has questioned the quality of the US human rights report on Bangladesh, noting that Bangladeshi officials at the US Embassy in Dhaka prepare the initial draft collecting information from media reports and some NGOs.
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said there might have been excesses while enforcing the Digital Security Act, "but the government is now very careful to make sure the law is not abused".
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has expressed deep gratitude to the American politicians and eminent persons like Senator Edward Kennedy, singer George Harrison and Bangladeshi Americans who supported Bangladesh’s Liberation War.
Indicating that migration is an integral path to development, both for the host as well as the country of origin, Bangladesh foreign minister yesterday said the country is a leader in adoption of the Global Compact on Migration (GCM).
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday said his ministry has no information about whether Khaleda Zia is going to London.
Both ruling Awami League and its rival BNP have picked new faces for Sylhet-1 constituency which has always been considered as the general election bellwether for the parties since 1991.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives the United States last night on an eight-day official visit to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).