German Ambassador Mr. Achim Troster handed over a congratulatory message from the German Federal Foreign Minister to the BD Foreign Minister.

Ambassador of Germany to Bangladesh Mr. Achim Tröster congratulated the Foreign Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud, on his appointment as the Foreign Minister and handed over a felicitation message from the German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs  Ms. Annalena Baerbock addressed to the Foreign Minister, during the courtesy call yesterday at the latter’s office. The German Ambassador also handed over the hard copy of the congratulatory message from the German Chancellor H.E. Olaf Scholz addressed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The  Foreign Minister termed the relations between the two nations as historic and stated that today’s vibrant Bangladesh-Germany relations have their roots in Bangladesh’s War of Liberation in 1971. He recalled the remarkable support rendered by Germany and its nationals in adopting numerous war babies as foster parents and lauded German medical support to several injured freedom fighters after the independence. The German Ambassador thanked the Hon’ble Foreign Minister for his recollection and reaffirmed the amity between the people of the two nations, officially since 1972.

The German Ambassador lauded the spectacular socio-economic development of Bangladesh over the last decade. He particularly underscored the projection of Bangladesh as of now instead of what it has historically been projected as. He informed that he has been actively connecting with the strong and vibrant modern socio-economic reality of Bangladesh and highly praised initiatives taken by the Bangladesh government in strongly projecting achievements of new Bangladesh in Germany. Hon’ble Foreign Minister thanked the Ambassador and added that the new Bangladesh is already offering amazing investment opportunities, facilitated through Special Economic Zones and Hi-Tech and Software Technology Parks across the country.

The Foreign Minister and German Ambassador expressed satisfaction between the two countries in international for including in the UN. The  Foreign Minister and the German Ambassador also shared their views on wars and conflicts in different parts of the world, including in Ukraine, Gaza, and the Red Sea, and their resultant negative impacts on the economies of the two countries.


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