The European Union (EU) will assist Bangladesh in its ongoing effort to tackle climate change, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission's European Green Deal, Frans Timmermans, said Friday.
Appreciating the role of the Bangladesh government, he said: "The EU will continue to increase its cooperation in the days to come."
Frans said this at a bilateral meeting between the EU and Bangladesh led by the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md Shahab Uddin in Italy's Milan.
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The environment minister told the EU that Bangladesh is playing a significant role in the international arena on climate change.
Also, he sought the EU's cooperation in all sectors, including technology transfer, capacity building, renewable energy and implementation of adaptation activities, to tackle climate change.
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Additional Secretary (Development) A Shamim Al Razi and Director of the Department of Environment Md Ziaul Haque were also present at the meeting.