The United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres has highly appreciated the development miracle of Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
He lauded the Bangladesh PM and her time based leadership to advance the country with overall development as he had bilateral talks with Sheikh Hasina at Lotte New York Palace.
The priorities of Bangladesh are the priorities of the United Nations whether it is climate change or financing and SDGs, Guterres said.
UN Secretary General also mentioned that Bangladesh has earned reputation and has a success story in the UN peacekeeping mission.
During the talks, Sheikh Hasina urged the UN Secretary General to engage more personnel of Bangladesh armed forces in the higher ranks of the UN peacekeeping mission.
The Prime Minister also had meetings with Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Vietnam President Nguyen Suan Fuk and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih at the UN headquarters.
The Netherlands Queen Maxima during a bilateral talk with Sheikh Hasina said, “They are mulling over introducing insurance for checking the loss and damages caused by the natural calamities”.
The meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih, Discussion the two countries are working on commercial ship operation between Male and Chattogram.
During the meeting with Vietnam President Nguyen Suan Fuk, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina requested him to exert pressure on the Myanmar authorities so that “they take back Rohingyas to their homeland”.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen briefed the media at the UN Secretariat Building in New York 25 September about meeting with held between Hasina and Guterres and other two Presidents.
Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen, Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim and Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Rabab Fatima were present the meeting.