Belgian deputy prime minister and foreign minister Didier Reynders has expressed concern about continued human rights violation of Rohingya community in Myanmar.
The Belgian deputy prime minister and foreign minister highly appreciated Bangladesh’s generous role in hosting a large number of displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh.
Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali held bilateral meeting with his Belgian counterpart at his office on Friday and discussed the issues.
The Belgian foreign minister expressed condolence and sympathy at the death of Bangladeshi peacekeepers in Mali, according to foreign ministry
In that context he appreciated Bangladesh’s contribution to global peace and security and both the ministers agreed to enhance cooperation at multilateral forum, including UN Security Council.
The Belgian deputy prime minister and foreign minister also emphasised on enhanced collaboration between Business communities of the two countries and in that context underscored the need for regular exchange of Business delegation.
Foreign minister Ali agreed to the proposed wider business engagements between the two countries and invited Belgian investments in sectors like pharmaceuticals, energy, dredging, infrastructure.
Foreign minister Ali met with MEPs over dinner on Thursday at Bangladesh House and exchanged views with members of European Parliament.
The MEPs assured to continue keeping pressure on Myanmar and appreciated Bangladesh’s humanitarian approach towards the Rohingyas.
Minister Ali sought their support for implementation of arrangements made, including full implementation of Annan Commission’s Report leading to citizenship Rohingyas.
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