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Bangladesh welcomes ICJ Ruling in Guyana’s favour

Published : 18 Sep 2023 10:34 PM | Updated : 19 Sep 2023 04:58 PM

Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen has said that Bangladesh welcomes the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in favor of Guyana.

 He made this comment while chairing the virtual meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on Guyana (CMGG) held on the sidelines of the 78th UNGA on Sunday in New York, according to a press release received here in Dhaka on Monday. 

"I look forward to our usual discussions, camaraderie, and, in accordance with the consistent views of Heads, our expression of unwavering support for Guyana's territorial integrity," said the foreign minister at the meeting. He mentioned that Bangladesh is pleased to continue in the role of the substantive chair of the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on Guyana.

 Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland delivered opening remarks while Consul General at the Guyana Consulate General in New York Ambassador

Michael E. Brotherson provided an update on recent developments.

 The Ministers of CMGG took part in the discussion session and agreed to prepare a concluding statement to convey to the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, to be held on 21st September 2023.

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