PM to join ‘envoys’ conference in London today

Staff Correspondent

20 July 2019, Sat
Published: 09:15 Updated: 09:17

PM to join ‘envoys’ conference in London today

Today Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be attend a conference of Bangladesh envoys in Europe, the first of its kind, in the British capital of London.

“Prime minister will join the conference at a hotel in London tomorrow afternoon,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told the news agency yesterday.

He said, Fifteen Bangladesh ambassadors, high commissioners and permanent representatives posted in different countries of Europe will attend the conference.

They are Abu Zafar (Austria), Mohammed Shahdat Hossain (Belgium), Muhammad Abdul Muhith (Denmark), Kazi Imtiaz Hossain (France), Imtiaz Ahmed (Germany) , Jashim Uddin (Greece), Abdus Sobhan Sikder (Italy), Sheikh Mohammed Belal ( Netherlands), Muhammad Mahfuzur Rahman (Poland) , Ruhul Alam Siddique (Portugal), Dr. S.M. Saiful Hoque (Russian Federation), Hassan Mahmood Khandker (Spain), Nazmul Islam (Sweden), Shameem Ahsan (Switzerland) and Saida Muna Tasneem (United Kingdom).

Foreign Ministry sources said, the prime minister is likely to hold discussions with the Bangladeshi envoys in Europe on various issues and give them necessary directives.

The issues include enhancing Bangladesh’s image further in Europe, boosting trade and commerce and attracting more investment in the country.