AL, CPC ink MoU on boosting coop

AL, CPC ink MoU on boosting coop


Published: 22:18 21 March 2019  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Bangladesh Awami League and Communist Party of China (CPC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on boosting cooperation between the two parties.

The MoU was inked after a meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and visiting Minister of International Department of CPC Central Committee Song Tao at Ganabhaban in the capital on Thursday evening.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, PM’s Speech Writer Md Nazrul Islam said AL International Affairs Secretary Dr Shammi Ahmed and Song Tao signed the MoU on behalf of their respective sides.

At the meeting, the prime minister and the Chinese leader expressed the hope that the relations and cooperation between the two friendly countries and the two parties will be further strengthened in the days to come.

Song Tao mentioned that his party and Bangladesh Awami League believe in similar ideology.

Nazrul Islam said the prime minister sought Chinese support for safe and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

“China could play an important role in repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas,” she said.

In response, Song Tao assured the prime minister of extending cooperation to this end saying that China is working and holding discussion with Myanmar for repatriation of the Rohingya nationals from Bangladesh.