Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasized on the need to develop cooperation between Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives to develop the tourism industry for mutual benefit.
He said, ‘Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives can develop cooperation in tourism for mutual benefit.’ The outgoing High Commissioner of Maldives to Bangladesh, Shirujimath Sameer, made this comment during his farewell meeting with the Prime Minister at Ganabhaban today.
After the meeting, Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said in a press briefing that tourism was discussed in the meeting. The Prime Minister also congratulated the newly elected President Mohammad Muijju.
The ambassador said that Bangladesh has huge potential in the tourism industry, especially in Cox’s Bazar, the longest sandy beach in the world.
The Prime Minister said that many Bangladeshi workers are working in Maldives. ‘They are contributing to the economy of both countries,’ he said. The Ambassador of Maldives thanked the Prime Minister for his government’s all-out support in fulfilling his duties in Dhaka.
He said that during his tenure, the relations between Maldives and Bangladesh reached a new height. Ambassador at Large M Ziauddin and Chief Secretary M Tofazzel Hossain Mia were also present at this time.