Bangladesh, Ecuador discuss ways of expanding ties


Bangladesh and Ecuador have discussed the ways of expanding bilateral relations through trade and investment.
Both sides focused on the prospect of extending bilateral trade relation through bilateral agreements and through membership in the regional trade organisations of common membership.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen discussed those issued when he met the Vice Minister for Foreign Trade of Ecuador Diego Caicedo at Quito on Thursday.
Dr Momen briefed him about the history of Bangladesh under Bangabandhu and the recent developments in Bangladesh under the visionary leadership of Sheikh Hasina and mentioned the government’s current priority on economic diplomacy.
He apprised him of the products and services from Bangladesh especially garments, pharmaceuticals, and skilled and educated human resources which could be of use for Ecuador, the foreign ministry said.
Dr Momen thanked Ecuador for their continued support for the Rohingya crisis and informed him of the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is a victory for global humanity.
The Foreign Minister is visiting Ecuador in connection with the conference of Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).