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PM welcomes the Prime Minister of Bangladesh

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Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina to Downing Street.

Mr Cameron said the two countries had “a good and strong relationship” and a number of shared interests including tackling climate change and aid - where the UK is one of the largest aid partners in Bangladesh.

The PM said:

…we’ll have many subjects to discuss this morning: aid, development, climate change, the economic relations between our countries and also the importance of dealing with extremist terror in both our countries where we have a shared interest and need to make some good progress, but a very warm welcome to you.

Yesterday, Sheikh Hasina held meetings with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Foreign Secretary William Hague.

Speeches and transcripts: PM’s remarks to Prime Minister of Bangladesh