Sunday, July 1, 2012

Bangladesh-Myanmar secretary-level meeting underway

Sunday, July 1, 2012
A foreign secretarial-level meeting between Bangladesh and Myanmar is underway on Sunday with repatriation of Rohingya refugee issue high on the agenda.

The foreign office consultation started around 9:30am at the Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Myanmar Deputy Foreign Minister Maung Myint is leading a six-member delegation at the meeting while Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mijarul Quayes is representing his country with a nine-member team.

The other issues which will be tabled in the meeting are cooperation in the areas of energy, agriculture, education, trade and tourism and establishment of direct road and air links between the two neighbouring countries.

Source: Here

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