Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

No specific date when Rohingya repatriation will begin: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today (October 20, 2022) said the Chinese side is yet to come up with any good news on the Rohingya repatriation but they are continuing their efforts to that end.  

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Dhaka, Delhi likely to sign 7 deals, MoUs during PM's visit to India: Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today (September 4, 2022) said Bangladesh and India are likely to sign seven agreements and MoUs on water management, railway, science and technology; and information and broadcasting during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's India visit.

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.