Salman for strengthening Bangladesh-US relations
DHAKA, July 30, 2021 (BSS) – Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman has sought the US Senators’ support to further strengthen Bangladesh-US relations.
He made the urge at a meeting with Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Senator Bob Menendez on Thursday at the latter’s Senate Hurt Office Building, Washington DC, said a press release here today.
During the meeting, they discussed different aspects of Bangladesh-US relations.
The advisor briefed the senator on the impressive socio-economic development that has taken place in Bangladesh during the last 12 years under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Senator Menendez noted with appreciation Bangladesh’s economic growth and social progress under the leadership of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The senator also underscored the importance of upholding labor rights and workers’ safety side by side economic progress.
Salman apprised the senator about various new initiatives taken at the behest of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to further improve labor rights and workers’ safety.
The meeting was also attended by Senior Secretary of Finance Division Abdur Rouf Talukder and Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M Shahidul Islam.
Rahman is currently visiting the USA as the leader of a high-level delegation in connection with the Bangladesh Investment Roadshow in major US cities.