Bangladesh’s bilateral trade relations with Afghanistan, especially export of readymade garments, is expected to get a boost. The news came after the newly-appointed Afghan Ambassador Abdul Qayoom Malikzad, during his recent meeting with Bangladesh’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, reportedly expressed Afghanistan’s keenness in importing quality products from Bangladesh including apparels, consumer goods, and pharmaceuticals.
During his meeting with Alam, Malikzad reportedly discussed on all aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries while also dwelling upon the close relationship that the two countries share.
The Bangladesh Minister on his part reportedly underlined his country’s willingness to strengthen the bilateral ties with Afghanistan as well as Bangladesh’s interest to become its trusted development partner.
It may be mentioned here that Bangladesh has reportedly been actively participating in the rebuilding process of Afghanistan and has come-in for praise from the political leaders of that country.
In terms of exports, Bangladeshi jute, ceramics, and pharmaceutical products reportedly have good demand in the Afghan market.
At the end of the meeting, Bangladesh’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs reportedly wished Ambassador Malikzad a successful tenure in the country.