Diplomatic ties with Pakistan to continue: PM

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 18:45, Oct 02,2016 | Updated: 18:58, Oct 02,2016

 
 
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Bangladesh’s diplomatic relations with Pakistan will continue alongside quarrel although Pakistan has been making various adverse.

statements on the ongoing war crimes trial.

‘Diplomatic ties with a country normally remain…whatever (adverse thing) they (Pakistan) are saying, we're protesting that...our diplomatic relations with them will continue alongside quarrel,’ she said.

Sheikh Hasina said this replying to a query about reconsidering diplomatic relations with Pakistan during her scheduled press conference at her official residence Ganabhaban in the afternoon on her recent fortnight visits to Canada and the USA.

The prime minister said Pakistan is a defeated force and it was compelled to recognize Bangladesh in 1974.

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