Hamid seeks Tajikistan’s support on Rohingya crisis

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 13:42, Jun 14, 2019 | Updated : 13:44, Jun 14, 2019

President Abdul Hamid speaks at the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Dushanbe on Thursday (Jun 13). PIDPresident Md Abdul Hamid has sought cooperation from Tajikistan in resolving the Rohingya crisis.
He made the call on Thursday (Jun 13) during talks Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, reports UNB.
Hamid also urged Tajikistan to buy readymade garments, medicines, jute and jute products from Bangladesh, the news agency quoted said Press Secretary to the President Joynal Abedin.
During the talks, the two sides emphasised on forming a joint working group for utilising the potential sectors of Bangladesh and Tajikistan.
Earlier in the day, President Hamid reached Dushanbe to attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
“Bangladesh has adopted a zero-tolerance policy against terrorism and militancy. The two countries will work together for sustainable development and progress”, the UNB report quoted the president saying.
Mentioning that Bangladesh and Tajikistan support each other in international and regional fora, Hamid said, “The bilateral relations between the two countries will be strengthened further.”
During the meeting, Tajikistan President Emomali assured Hamid of extending support to Bangladesh in resolving Rohingya crisis.
He also stressed boosting regional cooperation to fight terrorism.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abul Momen and Tajikistan Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin were present at the meeting.
The President is scheduled to go to Uzbekistan on Jun 16 and is expected to return home on Jun 19.