Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen will lead the Bangladesh delegation at the 2nd UN Ocean Conference at Lisbon, Portugal.
He is scheduled to fly there on Thursday.
The foreign minister is expected to make the country statement at the plenary session, participate in the interactive dialogues on the sidelines of the conference, inaugurate the permanent chancery building of Bangladesh Embassy, Lisbon and have bilateral meeting with Portuguese Foreign Minister Joao Gomes Cravinho among the other engagements during his visit to Portugal.
The 2nd UN Ocean Conference 2022 kicked off yesterday in Lisbon with an aim to address many of the challenges through structural transformations and science-based innovative solutions to achieve Sustainable Development Goal-14 which are conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.
Portugal and Kenya are co-hosting this global conference this year, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.