Friendly conditions to be created for Bangladeshi immigrants in Portugal: Francisco Andre

Secretary of State (State Minister) for Foreign Affairs & Cooperation of Portugal Dr. Francisco Andre has assured of his personal intervention to create positive conditions for Bangladeshi immigrants to work and stay in Portugal.

He commended the Bangladeshi expatriate community residing in Portugal as “respected, well integrated community contributing significantly to the Portuguese society.”

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam had a bilateral meeting with the Secretary of State over a luncheon hosted by the Portuguese side in Lisbon on Monday and discussed the issues of mutual interest.

The two sides also discussed future cooperation agenda, including high level exchanges, holding Political Consultations at regular intervals and activities to mark the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh-Portugal Diplomatic Relations in 2024.

The two State Ministers also agreed to deepen cooperation on shipping connectivity, clean energy including green hydrogen, migration and mobility, Blue Economy, exchange of culture, language and knowledge, people to people linkage and enhanced exchange between officials through Diplomatic and language training programmes.

Bangladesh State Minister extended an invitation to Secretary of State André to visit Bangladesh, which was accepted with pleasure.

Source: United News of Bangladesh