The Foreign Secretary met the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, and Dr Dipu Moni, today. They were joined by Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Alistair Burt. The meeting covered a broad range of issues, including trade, politics in Bangladesh, human rights, Rohingyas, migration co-operation and climate change.
Commenting on the UK- Bangladesh relationship the Foreign Secretary said:
“The strong roots between our two countries are reflected in our trade relationship where the UK is the largest cumulative investor in Bangladesh. I welcome our co-operation on a range of international issues not least climate change, where Bangladesh plays an important role.”