Turkey keen to improve trade, investment with Bangladesh

16 Sep 2020 11:38 AM
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Turkey really wants to boost trade and investment with Bangladesh opening new avenues of cooperation between the two countries. 

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the issues of cooperation at a gathering in Turkey. 

The Turkish Foreign Minister assured Dr Momen of increasing their investment in Bangladesh. 

The two countries decided to contain the Foreign Office Consultation (FOC) and Joint Economic Commission (JEC) meetings at the earliest, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

The Turkish Foreign Minister expressed interest to give more ventilators and masks for Bangladesh as support to handle the coronavirus pandemic. 

Minister Cavusoglu also assured Bangladesh of extending all support necessary for the safe repatriation of Rohingyas. 

Both ministers discussed methods to expedite the actions of D-8 and expressed two countries' consensus on the rights of Palestinians. 

Dr Momen strongly upheld Bangladesh's position in support of the cause of Palestine. 

Minister Cavusoglu highly appreciated Bangladesh's socioeconomic development. 

The two ministers laid focus on strengthening ties between the two countries on all fronts, like the regions of education exchange and cultural ties.

Dr Momen is currently on a four-day visit to Turkey. 

The Deputy Governor of Istanbul welcomed him on September 13 after his arrival in Istanbul. 

Dr Momen is scheduled to come back home on Wednesday.