May 26, 2024

BSS, DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought Chinese cooperation for Bangladesh’s southern region’s development as its Ambassador here Yao WEN called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban.

“Direct road communication was already established with country’s southern region through Padma Bridge. I want China to help Bangladesh for its southern region’s further development,” PM’s Speech Writer Md Nazrul Islam quoting her as saying in a media briefing after the meeting.

According to Islam, Sheikh Hasina told the Chinese envoy that the southern region of the country was neglected for so long as except Awami League (AL), no government took effective steps for the development of this area.

Turning to cooperation, the Chinese ambassador requested the prime minister to offer specific proposal for the development of Bangladesh’s southern region.

Yao WEN also conveyed an invitation to Sheikh Hasina to visit China in the coming July as the premier received the invitation.

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