The UN Secretary-General congratulated the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud met him today on the sidelines of the Third South Summit in Kampala, Uganda. During the meeting, the Secretary-General also appreciated Bangladesh’s vital role in the call for reforming global financial architecture. He also praised the Prime Minister for championing some UN-led global processes.

On behalf of the government and people of Bangladesh, Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud commended the Secretary-General for his bold and crucial role in the War in Gaza. He also requested the Secretary-General to keep the Rohingya issue at the top of the UN’s agenda.

Noting that 2024 marks the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s membership at the UN, Dr. Hasan Mahmud underscored the need to celebrate this in a befitting manner. He also invited H.E. Guterres to Bangladesh at the latter’s convenience. Dr. Hasan Mahmud briefed the Secretary-General on the recently held free, fair, and peaceful elections in Bangladesh with people’s participation.

Foreign Minister is leading the Bangladesh delegation to the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Third South Summit of the G77 and China in Kampala, Uganda. Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) Masud Bin Momen, Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Muhammad A Muhith, and Bangladesh High Commissioner to Kenya and Uganda Tareque Muhammad among others are accompanying the Foreign Minister.



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