Tajik President lauds BD’s rapid progress in socioeconomic sector

DUSHANBE, Tajikstan, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon

has lauded the rapid development and progress of Bangladesh in socioeconomic

sector, hoping that the existing excellent ties between the two brotherly

countries would enhance in the days to come.

Welcoming Bangladesh President M Abdul Hamid, who is now on an official

visit in Dushanbe to attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and

Confidence Building Measures (CICA), at his office last night, President

Rahmon expressed his eagerness to work together on counterterrorism and

comprehensive operations.

He also expressed his keen interest in work of a jointventure to further

promote readymade garments (RMG) sector terming it as very potential one,

President Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS today.

Referring to boost trade and commerce, Rahmon stressed the need for high

level visitexchange, particularly among the business leaders of the two

countries.

During the meeting, President Hamid sought cooperation from Tajikistan in

resolving the Rohingya crisis and his Tajik counterpart assured him of

providing all possible helps in this regard.

The head of the state also urged Tajikistan to import readymade garments,

medicines, jute and jute products from Bangladesh mentioning that Bangladesh

produces worldstandard products.

President Hamid said Bangladesh always shows zero tolerance policy against

terrorism and militancy.

Both the leaders hoped that the two countries would work together for

sustainable development and progress.

Abdul Hamid mentioned that Bangladesh and Tajikistan support each other

and expressed common opinion in different issues both in regional and

international forums.

Earlier, President Abdul Hamid reached here at 9:52 pm (local time) last

night.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abul Momen, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin

Muhriddin, Secretary Biletral and Consular Kamrul Ahsan, diplomats, and

secretaries concerned, among others, were present there.

President Hamid who is on a sevenday visit to Tajik capital Dushanbe and

Uzbekistan is scheduled to return home on June 19.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)