BANGLADESH AN ‘EMERGING ASIAN TIGER’: EGYPTIAN ENVOY


BANGLADESH AN ‘EMERGING ASIAN TIGER’: EGYPTIAN ENVOY

Outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Bangladesh Mahmud Ezzat has said Bangladesh is emerging as an ‘Asian Tiger’ as it has achieved stunning success in its socio-economic grounds recently.

“Bangladesh is as an ‘Asian Tiger’ due to its impressive socioeconomic uplift under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s dynamic leadership. Egypt looks forward to learning from Bangladesh’s experiences,” the envoy said. The ambassador came up with the comments on Sunday, when he paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here in the morning.

After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters.

Pointing out Bangladesh’s achievement of 7.05 percent GDP growth in the outgoing fiscal year, Egyptian envoy Ezzat described it as a ‘remarkable success’.

He termed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a ‘charismatic leader,’ saying that the people of Bangladesh have a lot of confidence and trust in the Prime Minister.

Describing the Bangladeshi people as peace-loving ones, the envoy said he was highly impressed with Bangladesh’s natural beauty, and lauded their social tolerance.

The Egyptian Ambassador thanked the Prime Minister for sending a condolence message to the Egyptian President after the recent Egypt aircraft crash in the Mediterranean.

Mentioning the historic ties between Bangladesh and Egypt, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the envoy that the bilateral relationship was founded during the tenure of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and recalled his visit to Egypt.

She also thanked the Egyptian ambassador for extending his cooperation to the government during his tenure as he also worked as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.

PMO Secretary Suraiya Begum was present on the occasion.

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JUNE 12, 2016

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