Bangladesh welcomes ICJ Ruling in Guyana's favour
DHAKA, Sept 18, 2023 (BSS) - Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen stated that
Bangladesh welcomes the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in
favor of Guyana.
He made this comment while chairing the virtual meeting of the Commonwealth
Ministerial Group on Guyana (CMGG) held on the sidelines of the 78th UNGA on
Sunday in New York, according to a press release received here today.
"I look forward to our usual discussions, camaraderie, and, in accordance
with the consistent views of Heads, our expression of unwavering support for
Guyana's territorial integrity," said the foreign minister at the meeting.
He mentioned that Bangladesh is pleased to continue in the role of the
substantive chair of the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on Guyana.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland delivered opening remarks
while Consul General at the Guyana Consulate General in New York Ambassador
Michael E. Brotherson provided an update on recent developments.
The Ministers of CMGG took part in the discussion session and agreed to
prepare a concluding statement to convey to the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs
Ministers Meeting, to be held on 21st September 2023.