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August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

“Swiss envoy’s statement that Bangladesh didn’t seek info on bank accounts is untrue”

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that Swiss Ambassador Natalie Chuard’s statement that Bangladesh has not sought any specific information on the accounts of Bangladeshi citizens in the Swiss Bank is untrue.

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 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.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Muhith’s body reaches Sylhet

The body of former Finance Minister AMA Muhith reached in Sylhet around 10pm yesterday (April 30, 2022) where people were waiting to see one of the region's proudest sons for the last time.

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.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Standard of US human rights report on Bangladesh questionable: Momen

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.

April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022

Digital Security Act may have led to some excesses: Momen tells Washington

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".

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Personally grateful to US for giving me job, home in mid 1990s: Momen

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.

January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020

Migration integral part to development: Momen

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).

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

BNP-Jamaat allegations with Hague court baseless: Minister

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says BNP-Jamaat group’s allegations of crimes against humanity lodged with the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) against the government since 2013 is baseless.