He made the call while holding a videoconference with expatriate Bangladeshis residing in different cities of Ireland on Thursday, reports UNB. Momen expressed gratitude to the expatriate Bangladesh community for their support during the Covid-19 crisis. Referring to the cancellation of orders by different Western brands and retailers, the foreign minister asked for support from the Bangladeshi community for sensitizing the societies about the unfair action by the brands. He flagged that while in office, the present government has increased the number of Bangladesh missions abroad from 57 to 78, and he further informed the plan of the government to establish 100 Bangladesh missions abroad. On the issue of setting up an embassy in Dublin, the foreign minister assured the Bangladesh community in Ireland that the Foreign Ministry was working on it.
Source: Dhaka Tribune May 22, 2020 07:52 UTC