Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the just-inaugurated multi-billion dollar Padma Bridge, built with the country’s own resources, is a symbol of a new Bangladesh that is capable of achieving success and braving all challenges. He apprised his Portuguese counterpart Dr Joao Gomes Cravinho of Bangladesh’s remarkable progress in socio-economic development, particularly in women empowerment, health and education as well as fast economic growth under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen UNBThe Portuguese foreign minister expressed his government’s desire to strengthen the relationship with Bangladesh. Foreign Minister Momen had a bilateral meeting with Portuguese Foreign Minister Dr Joao Gomes Cravinho in Lisbon on Friday on the sideline of the ongoing second UN Ocean Conference 2022 jointly hosted by Portugal and Kenya. This was the first bilateral meeting between the two countries at the level of foreign ministers.
Source: Dhaka Tribune July 02, 2022 11:09 UTC