Vice-President of the German Bundestag, Ms Claudia Roth, along with two further MPs of the German Bundestag as well as the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the States of South Asia will visit Bangladesh in the last week of February 2019.
MsClaudia Roth (Alliance 90/The Greens) who has been in the Bundestag since 2002 will be accompanied by the MPsMr. Matthias Zimmer (CDU/CSU) and Mr.Frithjof Schmidt (Alliance 90/The Greens). They are visiting Bangladesh in order to learn about the consequences of climate change in the country and discuss possible remedies.
The delegation of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the States of South Asia consists of the Chairman of the group, Mr. Tobias Pflüger (The Left Party) and the MPs Ms Gabriele Katzmarek (SPD) and Ms Bettina Stark-Watzinger (FDP). Besides their talks in the capital, they will visit Cox’s Bazar and meet with Government officials and representatives of the Rohingya in order to get a comprehensive picture of the challenges in dealing with the refugee crisis.
The two high-level parliamentary delegations attest to the strong and diverse relationship between Germany and Bangladesh.