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Joint Commission meeting between Bangladesh, Cambodia held

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-02-27 6:14:18 PM     ||     Updated: 2020-02-29 9:45:13 AM

A Joint Commission meeting between Bangladesh and Cambodia was held at the State Guest house Meghna in the capital on Thursday.

It was the first ever Joint Commission (JC) meeting between the countries, said a press release.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, MP led an 18 member Bangladesh delegation at the meeting. Besides, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ms Eat Sophea led the 27-member delegation of Cambodia.

The two sides comprehensively discussed the present state of bilateral relations covering areas such as trade and investment, agriculture and fisheries, science and technology, culture, defence, ICT, tourism, and parliamentary friendship.

Both sides stressed on expanding bilateral trade and investment and sharing each other’s practices and strategies in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The two sides agreed that the Technical Working Group Meeting on training cooperation will be held in Dhaka soon.