Saudi FM praises Bangladesh community role in KSA

Saudi foreign minister Al-Jubeir has lauded the role of Bangladesh community in the Kingdom which is contributing to economic developments of both nations.

He also agreed to have further cooperation in recruiting more skilled and semi-skilled workers from Bangladesh including doctors and nurses, according to Arabnews.

The role of Bangladesh community was discussed when Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmoud Ali Hassan met his counterpart Adel Al-Jubeir in Riyadh on Wednesday.

Both Foreign Ministers agreed that a delegation from Saudi Health Ministry might undertake a visit to Bangladesh to inspect the medical degrees and other facilities for future recruitment of Bangladeshi health professionals.

During the meeting, Bangladesh foreign minister has expressed his firm pledge to join with the Kingdom to fight against terrorism and extremism through meaningful cooperation.

Bangladesh has condemned the recent attacks on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad, and said such acts were “clear violation” of the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations.

Hassan is on a two-day official visit to the Kingdom on an official invitation from his counterpart Al-Jubeir.

The Bangladesh delegation was represented by Ambassador Golam Moshi, Deputy Chief of Mission Nazrul Islam and Consul General, Jeddah, Shahidul Karim and the director of the foreign minister’s office, Asif Rahman, were present.

Referring to the recently held Joint Commission Meeting between the two countries and the decisions taken there, Bangladesh Foreign Minister further briefed on the recent developments in Bangladesh as well as described pool of quality workers and world class export items such as ready-made garments and pharmaceutical products for possible export to the Kingdom.

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