Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

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.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Commentary by Mahfuz Anam: What sort of a mindset is it?

Our foreign minister announced on Tuesday that he sought India’s assistance in lifting the sanctions against Rab.

November 4, 2020
November 4, 2020

No religion supports killings: foreign minister writes to French counterpart

Bangladesh has reaffirmed its commitment to respect everyone’s religious and cultural sensitivity, conveying to the French government that no religion supports killings.

August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020

Govt to promote youth-led innovations addressing climate emergency: Momen

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that the government will promote youth-led innovations and solutions to build greater resilience combating climate emergency.

April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020

Bangladesh seeks US support for RMG sector, Covid-19 response

Bangladesh has sought the support of the United States for the country’s RMG sector, which has been badly hit by fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Dhaka wants Muslim Ummah to stop infighting

Bangladesh has called for an end to infighting among the Muslim Ummah, saying development is a priority as it may solve many problems automatically.

February 16, 2020
February 16, 2020

Human trafficking allegations against Laxmipur MP fake news: Momen

The human trafficking allegations against Laxmipur-2 MP is fake news, says Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

Rise in border killings puzzling: Momen

“This year the number of border killing has increased. India is assuring repeatedly that it won’t happen. Yet it is happening,” he told reporters at a press conference at the foreign ministry today.

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

No on-arrival visa for Chinese citizens: Foreign Minister

Bangladesh has decided to stop issuing on-arrival visas for Chinese nationals amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen says.

January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020

Returnees from China to be kept under observation: FM

Bangladeshi citizens returning from China before the end of the country’s ongoing 14-day quarantine will be kept under observation, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says.