Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has commented that Bangladesh is implementing the ‘Zero Tolerance’ policy under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to combat any kind of terrorism.
He said this in a meeting with Gambian Interior Minister Seyaka Sonko and UN Counter-Terrorism Under-Secretary General Vladimir Vorankov at the UN Headquarters on Wednesday.
According to a press release of the Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the meeting was held by the Home Minister on the sidelines of the third UN Chief of Police Conference.
Inspector General of Bangladesh Police Benazir Ahmed and officials of the Public Security Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Bangladesh Mission to the United Nations were present there.
In a bilateral meeting with the Minister of Interior of Gambia, the two ministers discussed the ongoing and future cooperation between the two countries on UN peacekeeping, Rohingya repatriation, counter-terrorism, disaster risk management, etc.
According to the notification, the Minister of Home Affairs of Gambia appreciated Bangladesh’s success and exemplary role in UN peacekeeping operations. He sought Bangladesh’s cooperation in training and capacity building of Gambia’s peacekeepers, especially the police force.