President Tran Dai Quang meets with Bangladeshi leaders

Tuesday, 2018-03-06 09:47:40
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President Tran Dai Quang (right) and Speaker of the Bangladeshi parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury.
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NDO – President Tran Dai Quang participated in separate meetings with Speaker of the Bangladeshi parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh Rashed Khan Menon, and President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Shafiul Islam, in Dhaka on March 5, as part of his ongoing State visit to the South Asian country.

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The Vietnamese leader and Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury stressed that the close relationship between the two countries’ people and the mutual support in the past struggle for independence of each nation are a precious foundation for the development of bilateral ties.

President Quang shared the host’s view on the need to strengthen parliamentary and people-to-people exchanges, whilst welcoming Bangladesh’s establishment of the Bangladesh-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Group.

President Tran Dai Quang and Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh Rashed Khan Menon.

Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh Rashed Khan Menon recalled the days when he went down streets to oppose the Vietnamese war and was jailed, voicing his wish to boost cooperation with the Communist Party of Vietnam in sharing theoretical and practical experience in Party building and national development.

He vowed to actively support the implementation of the high-level agreements reached by the two countries.

President Tran Dai Quang (right) and President of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Shafiul Islam.

FBCCI President Shafiul Islam stated that his organisation is interested in economic, trade and investment cooperation with Vietnam.

The FBCCI has sent many delegations to Vietnam to research the market and seek business opportunities, he said, calling on big groups from Vietnam, like Viettel and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), to increase investments in telecommunications, information technology, agriculture, and textile in Bangladesh.