BD Foreign Minister requested Kyrgyzstan to support Bangladesh in signing FTA with Eurasian Economic Commission.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Avazbek Atakhanov paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud at MOFA. The Foreign Minister expressed happiness at the successful completion of the first Foreign Office Consultations between the two countries. He thanked the President of the Kyrgyz Republic for his congratulatory message to the  Prime Minister of Bangladesh for her re-election on 7th January 2024.

The Foreign Minister recalled the valuable support of the Kyrgyz people as part of the former USSR extended to our Liberation war in 1971.  The Foreign Minister mentioned that there are a lot of scopes for increasing the volume of bilateral trade between the two countries and requested Kyrgyzstan to import garments, pharmaceuticals, jute products, tropical fruits, ceramics, IT products, etc. from Bangladesh.

The Foreign Minister sought Kyrgyzstan’s assistance for the repatriation of the Rohingyas to their homeland. He reaffirmed Bangladesh’s support for the legitimate aspiration of the Palestinian people for independent statehood. He requested Kyrgyzstan to support Bangladesh in signing the FTA with the Eurasian Economic Commission and also to support Bangladesh’s candidatures in different international forms.

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