Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen

November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020

Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka hopeful of tripartite talks after new govt is formed in Myanmar

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today expressed optimism over the resumption of talks on Rohingya repatriation using a tripartite mechanism after the formation of a new government in Myanmar.

November 8, 2020
November 8, 2020

US would fortify ties considering Bangladesh’s geopolitical importance: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said that the Biden administration will strengthen Bangladesh-US relations on core issues, considering Bangladesh’s geopolitical importance.

October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020

Rohingya repatriation, IPS to dominate agenda during US official’s visit

Bangladesh will raise the Rohingya issue during a visit by US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E Biegun and seek stronger global support, especially from the United States, for the quick repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar.

August 8, 2020
August 8, 2020

Dhaka’s relations with Delhi, Beijing must not be compared: foreign minister

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh's relations with India and China should not be compared, adding that Bangladesh emphasises its development through cooperation and collaboration.

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

Govt yet to be officially informed on MP Shahid by Kuwait: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the government will not spare anyone found involved in human trafficking and money laundering.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Dhaka seeks fortified UN partnership to keep development on track

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought strong partnership with the United Nations as he feared that Covid-19 may impede the progresses in the area of SDG achievements and the country’s graduation trajectory from LDC status.

February 23, 2020
February 23, 2020

‘You’ll be a hero if you declare opening Malaysian labour market’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has expressed optimism about the labour market in Malaysia reopening soon as “discussion is on between the two countries”.

January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020

Extra-judicial killings in Bangladesh much lower than in US: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says that the instances of extra-judicial killings are much lower in number in Bangladesh compared to the developed countries like the United States.

January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020

Bangladesh focused on economic diplomacy: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says Bangladesh is now focused on economic diplomacy to boost the economy by bringing businesses to the country.

December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019

FM’s Delhi visit cancelled for ‘busy schedule’ at home

The scheduled visit of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen to New Delhi has been cancelled due to his ‘busy schedule’ at home ahead of Martyred Intellectuals Day and Victory Day, says a senior official.