Foreign Minister, Dr. Hasan Mahmud is leading the Bangladesh delegation to the 19th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) scheduled on 19-20 January 2024 and the Third South Summit of the G77 and China scheduled on 21-22 January 2023.
The Foreign Minister joined the NAM Summit today, which was inaugurated by His Excellency Yoweri Museveni, the President of Uganda as the new Chair of the Movement. The inaugural ceremony was also addressed by the President of Azerbaijan, the outgoing Chair of the NAM, the President of the General Assembly, the Vice President Cuba as the Chair of the Group of 77 and China and the representatives of different regional groups. The Foreign Minister also joined the State Banquet hosted by the President of Uganda.
The Foreign Minister is going to deliver the national statement of Bangladesh on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the NAM Summit and the Third South Summit. The Minister is also expected to have bilateral meetings with a good number of his counterparts He is also expected to have courtesy calls with the UN Secretary-General and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth.
Dr. Hasan Mahmud is accompanied by Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, the Foreign Secretary, who led Bangladesh delegation to the Ministerial meeting and the Senior Official meetings of the NAM, Ambassador Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, and Ambassador Tareque Muhammad, Bangladesh High Commissioner to Kenya and concurrently accredited to Uganda.