Bangladesh-Maldives to set up joint commissions to boost trade
Bangladesh and the Maldives have decided to set up three joint commissions on trade, economy and fisheries to strengthen the existing bilateral trade and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries.
Rear Admiral Kazi Sarwar Hossain, Bangladesh High Commissioner to the Maldives said this during a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Sunday.
During the meeting, the high commissioner informed the President of the activities of the Bangladesh High Commission in Male and informed the President that the Maldives wants to recruit 67 more doctors from Bangladesh.
He also said that the High Commission has set up a Free-Friday clinic and a community club for the welfare of the expatriate Bangladeshis living there.
The high commissioner told the President that steps have been taken to launch the High Commission’s website and that the commission has started attestation of the employment approvals by the Maldives government.
President Abdul Hamid told the envoy to continue to work in friendly diplomacy to strengthen the relations between the two brotherly countries. He also asked the High Commissioner to ensure the well being of the Bangladeshis living in Maldives.
Secretaries concerned from the President’s office were present in the meeting.