Dhaka, Bangladesh
S'pore urged to continue cooperation in resolving Rohingya crisis

S'pore urged to continue cooperation in resolving Rohingya crisis

News Report Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen on Sunday urged Singapore government to continue its cooperation in resolving the Rohingya crisis. Dr Momen said this when Consul of Singapore in Bangladesh William Chik made his introductory call on Foreign Minister in the latter's office Sunday, a foreign ministry press release said. With reference to the Rohingya crisis, the Foreign Minister thanked Singapore for standing beside Bangladesh with humanitarian assistance. The Consul of Singapore in Bangladesh congratulated Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen on behalf of his government and foreign minister of Singapore. He reaffirmed the government of Singapore stands ready to further strengthen relationship with the new government of Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said a press release. Foreign Minister praised Singapore and its dynamic people for the tremendous economic success. Mentioning existing bilateral trade relations between Bangladesh and Singapore, Dr. Momen also requested him to take initiatives for reducing existing large bilateral trade deficits. The Consul of Singapore in Bangladesh assured to convey this message to his government for appropriate actions in this regard. Foreign Minister emphasized boosting volume of skilled manpower export to Singapore from Bangladesh. Foreign Minister also mentioned that the government of Bangladesh is now working to realize the vision of "Golden Bangla" and sought support of Singapore in Bangladesh's development strides.

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