Dhaka, 19 June 2019:
State Minister Md. Shahriar Alam invited Mariam AlMheiri, Minister of State for Food Security of the United Arab Emirates for investing in agro processing industries and importing fruits and vegetables from Bangladesh. UAE State Minister invited the Bangladesh State Minister to visit the UAE while a discussion could be arranged with the top UAE investors in this sector.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP hosted a working lunch in honor of Ms. Mariam AlMheiri, Minister of State for Food Security of the United Arab Emirates at the State Guest House Padma yesterday. During the lunch they exchanged views on different issues of bilateral relations and cooperation, particularly in the area of agriculture, animal husbandry, fisheries, agro-processing and other sectors of food security. They also discussed on the mutual cooperation in the international fora for food security.
The two State Ministers referred to the successful visit of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the UAE in February this year and emphasized on implementation of the MOUs signed during the visit with regard to UAE investment in Bangladesh.
Among others, Acting Foreign Secretary Mahbubuzzaman and UAE Ambassador in Dhaka Saed Mohammed Saed Hmaid Almheiri attended the lunch programme. Ms. Mariam arrived Dhaka yesterday on an official visit.