Bangladesh officially joins the Treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons 2017. Foreign minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen submitted the instrument of ratification to the treaty section of the United Nations yesterday held in the sidelines of the 74th UN general assembly.
The treaty has been adopted in July in 2017 and was opened for signature in September 2017. Bangladesh signed the treaty on the first day of the opening and now it has been duly ratified by 32 countries. The treaty will come into force upon submission of 50th ratification.
Bangladesh believes in complete and general disarmament and has already become member of other global nuclear instruments.