Shirin Sharmin Chy meets Saudi speaker

DHAKA- Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad and chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Union (CPU) Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today met with the visiting speaker of Saudi Majlis Ash-Shura Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Ale-Al-Sheikh.

The Saudi speaker was accompanied by leading members of the Saudi Sura, while Shirin Sharmin was also accompanied by senior Bangladeshi parliamentarians including Chief Whip A S M Firoz at a local hotel, said an official release.

During the meeting, they discussed issues of mutual interest and agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties.

The Saudi speaker said his visit to Bangladesh opened a new chapter in the relationships between the two countries and hoped that the Saudi king would visit Bangladesh soon.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)