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Will be very unfortunate if fresh sanctions imposed: Momen

"There is no reason for new sanction. I don't have any idea on it. It depends on individual countries"

“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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Saarc foreign ministers arrive in Pokhara

Foreign Ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member countries arrive in Pokhara to attend the 37th Saarc Council of Ministers meeting to be held tomorrow.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

FM goes to Riyadh to know details

Dhaka is sending the foreign minister to Riyadh to know the detailed outline of the Saudi Arabia-led 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism amid serious criticism over joining the alliance.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

FM for sustainable use of sea resources

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali stresses the need for sustainable use of sea resources for prosperity and food security.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

Govt to bring back 738 trafficking victims by July: FM

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says in parliament that the government will bring back as many as 738 Bangladeshis who were recently rescued from Malaysian waters by next month.

June 5, 2015
June 5, 2015

Foreign minister urges patience on Teesta

Discussions between Bangladesh and India relating to sharing of Teesta waters is being discussed behind the scene, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says.

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

Iran nuclear talks near key deadline

Foreign ministers from six world powers are meeting their Iranian counterpart, amid hopes of a breakthrough after almost 18 months of negotiations