Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The second foreign office consultation between Bangladesh and Singapore was held on Wednesday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore.
The day long consultation looked at all aspects of the relationship between the two countries.
The consultation was held in a very cordial and productive atmosphere, said a press statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka on Thursday.
The Bangladesh delegation was led by Md Shahidul Haque, the foreign secretary, while Albert Chua, the permanent secretary of the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed the Singapore delegation.
In the morning, the foreign secretary also paid a courtesy call on Senior State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Maliki Osman and exchanged views on mutual interests and concerns.
The foreign secretary highlighted Bangladesh’s stable political and economic environment and potential for a long sustained economic growth hailed by various global institutions including the World Bank.
He also pointed out that how the country is firmly moving ahead to achieve the status of middle income country by 2021 under the wise leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
High commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore and high officials from the Power Division, Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also took part in the consultation.