Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has sought Bangladesh's stronger trade and investment ties with Serbia and close cooperation in addressing global issues.
On the sidelines of the 60th Commemorative events of the Non-Aligned Movement recently, Dr Momen held meetings with Nikola Selaković, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Darija Kisic Tepavcevic, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs and Tatjana Matic, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Telecommunication of Serbia.
During the meeting with the Serbian Foreign Minister, Dr Momen highlighted Bangladesh’s non-aligned foreign policy as envisioned by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
While recalling with profound gratitude that former Yugoslavia was one of the first European countries to have recognised Bangladesh immediately after its independence, Momen stressed the need for further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries.
The whole gamut of trade, investment and labour were discussed during the meeting.
Dr Momen informed his Serbian counterpart about Bangladesh’s achievements in containing the Covid-19 pandemic as well as its impacts on the economy of the country through early intervention and effective action.