UAE to continue cooperation in dev of Bangladesh’s infrastructure: envoy
United Arab Emirates new ambassador Ali Abdulla Khaseif AlHmoudi on Wednesday assured prime minister Sheikh Hasina of continued cooperation over development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure and sea port as he called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban.
‘UAE will continue cooperation in development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure and sea port for mutual benefit,’ PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted the UAE envoy as telling the PM at their courtesy meeting.
Chattogram port authority officials said that a G to G deal had already signed between Bangladesh and UAE on particularly Chattogram port development cooperation.
They said that the UAE also want to operate a jetty of the bay terminal and New Mooring container terminal at Chattogram port.
While briefing reporters after the meeting, Karim said that the UAE envoy also assured that his county would carry forward the friendship of cooperation with Bangladesh.
The UAE ambassador, as well, apprised the prime minister of his meeting with the state minister of civil aviation and tourism regarding the issue of cooperation in the aviation sector.
During the meeting, the prime minister highly appreciated the UAE leadership as they are going to host the COP-28 summit in Dubai in November next.
While talking about Bangladeshi expatriates working in the UAE, Sheikh Hasina put emphasis on learning Arabic language for those willing to go to the UAE and other Arab Countries for seeking job.
Welcoming the new envoy of the UAE in Dhaka, the prime minister assured him of providing all cooperation during his stay in Bangladesh.
She also conveyed her best wishes to the UAE leadership through the ambassador.
Prime minister’s ambassador-at-large Mohammad Ziauddin and prime minister’s principal secretary Mohammad Tofazzel Hossain Miah was present.