DHAKA, Jan 24, 2019 (BSS) – Germany has showed its keen interest to invest more in different potential sectors of Bangladesh.
German Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Fahrenholtz conveyed this message when he met with new Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen MP at the foreign affairs ministry here today.
The German Ambassador congratulated Dr Momen on his assuming the responsibility and expressed firm commitment to move forward with bilateral and multilateral engagements on issues of mutual interests.
He further emphasized on ‘stability, growth and increased welfare for the common people’ under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The German Ambassador also expressed interests in deepening bilateral relations on issues like trade and investment, Rohingya crisis, migration, SMEs and skills development, climate change, and beyond.
Fahrenholtz expressed deep appreciation for the ‘very successful’ engagements and cooperation between the two countries in the area of migration – a top priority for the Chancellor Merkel’s government.
Foreign Minister Dr. Momen thanked Germany for extending full support to the Rohingya crisis, and sought further intensified efforts from the international community so that the Rohingyas could go back to their ancestral homeland in safety and dignity.
Terming Germany as a ‘natural friend’, the foreign minister expressed deep appreciation and gratitude for long-standing and comprehensive support from Germany in the socio-economic development of Bangladesh since independence.
Momen further invited more German investment in Bangladesh.