Bangladesh, Tanzania agree to cooperate in agro sector

Published : 16 Nov 2021, 17:34

Sahos Desk

Bangladesh and Tanzania have agreed to cooperate in different sectors of agriculture including fisheries, livestock, horticulture and aquaculture.

Both the countries also decided to establish cooperation in the blue economy and other economic sectors through establishing official contacts.

The matter was discussed at a meeting between Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Tanzanian Livestock and Fisheries Minister Mashimba Mashauri Ndaki and Blue Economy, Fisheries Minister Mr. Abdullah Hussein Kombo at the State Guest House Padma last evening, a foreign ministry press release said here.

Both the Tanzanian ministers are visiting Dhaka for participating at 21st Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers and related meetings.

During the meeting Bangladesh Foreign Minister mentioned that under the visionary leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh has attained remarkable socio-economic development.

Saying that Bangladesh believes in multilateralism, Dr Momen thanked the Tanzanian government for supporting the Bangladesh Chairship at Indian Ocean Rim Association.

He told that Bangladesh has attained remarkable success in many areas including creative economy for which UNESCO has conferred The UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize to Bangladesh.

The Tanzanian Blue Economy and Fisheries minister expressed interest to know about the aquaculture, fisheries sectors, shipbuilding industry and horticultural sectors of Bangladesh.

Both sides also highlighted the importance of exchange of business delegation to develop trade and economy.

DR Momen sought cooperation from the Tanzanian government for solution of the Rohingya crisis.

Source: BSS

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