Regional ties thru BIMSTEC ‘important’ for BD

Sunday, 22 November 2020

Bangladesh attaches great importance to regional cooperation through BIMSTEC, Charge d' Affaires of Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok Shahnaz Gazi has said, reports UNB.
She mentioned that hosting of the BIMSTEC Secretariat in Dhaka is a manifestation of the full commitment of Bangladesh to the BIMSTEC Forum.
Shahnaz Gazi said that Bangladesh is strongly committed to enhancing cooperation in all 14 areas of cooperation with BIMSTEC member states.
Bangladesh is also working with other members to collectively pursue a cooperative regional security agenda, especially in combating terrorism, radicalisation, trafficking and various transnational crimes, she mentioned.
The Charge d' Affaires was addressing an event titled "The Bay of Bengal: An Aspiration for Sustainability" in MBK Centre, Bangkok on Friday morning, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday.
The two-day event was organized by the South Asian Studies Center, Institute of Asian Studies and BIMSTEC Network of Policy Think Tanks of the Chulalongkorn University.