US Senator Roger Marshall has expressed his willingness to extend support to advance further Dhaka -Washington relationships.
Mr. Roger Marshall, the Republican Senator from Kansas, mentioned Bangladesh as an essential partner of the United States and hoped that the two countries would continue to work to forge bilateral cooperation in all possible areas.
The US Senator made the remarks during a meeting with Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States Muhammad Imran at his US Capitol Hill office in Washington D.C. on Friday.
Senator Marshall appreciated Bangladesh’s impressive economic achievements. He also praised Bangladesh’s contributions towards global peace through the UN Peacekeeping Missions.
Ambassador Imran briefed the Senator on the impressive socioeconomic development that has taken place in Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
He also highlighted Bangladesh’s sustained economic growth, self-sufficiency in food production, advancement in the healthcare sector, disaster management, women empowerment, and efficient COVID-19 management.
Ambassador Imran lauded the US government’s donation of COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladesh. While apprising the Rohingya issue, he sought support from Senator Marshall and the US Congress to repatriate the Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar.
They both underscored the importance of further expanding the trade and investment relations between Bangladesh and the United States, and deepening the excellent partnership between the two countries in the coming days.