Diplomats

Diplomats

Khalilzad, US envoy who brokered Afghan exit, quits

Zalmay Khalilzad, the veteran US envoy whose months of patient hotel-ballroom diplomacy helped end the US war in Afghanistan but failed to prevent a Taliban takeover, resigned on Monday

File photo US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad taken on 18 May, 2021 in Capitol Hill in Washington US

Indo-Pacific

UK sees Bangladesh as 'critical stability provider'

The UK has recognized Bangladesh’s role as a "critical stability provider" in the region, and its particular relevance in the context of the UK’s integrated foreign, trade, development and security ...

UK sees Bangladesh as 'critical stability provider'

Post-Brexit partnership

Dhaka-London 4th strategic dialogue Thursday

Bangladesh and the UK will hold the fourth strategic dialogue in London on Thursday to review all aspects of the relations between the two countries with a focus on post-Brexit and post-Covid new ...

Dhaka-London 4th strategic dialogue Thursday

Khondker M Talha made new envoy in Paris

Khondker M Talha, currently serving as the Director General of East Asia and Pacific Wing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is to be Bangladesh's next ambassador to France

Khondker M Talha

Dhaka turns down Washington’s request to shelter some Afghans

Bangladesh has rejected a request from the United States to give temporary shelter to some people from Afghanistan, saying Bangladesh is already in a big problem by giving shelter to over 1.1 million ...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen

'Dhaka to extend cooperation if permanent govt goes to power in Kabul'

Three Bangladeshis have been brought back from Afghanistan and the process to bring back others is on, the state minister for foreign affairs has said.

Bangladesh state minister for foreign affairs Md Shahriar Alam

Afghanistan

Govt seeks to hold capital as Taliban takes Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad

Western governments were accelerating plans to evacuate their embassy staff, citizens and Afghans who had worked for them

 Taliban fighters patrol the streets in Herat on 14 August 2021

No specific date for vaccine supply to Bangladesh: Doraiswami

Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami than Covid vaccine production was increasing in India, but he was not sure when they could supply Bangladesh with the vaccine

Indian high commissioner Vikram Doraiswami talking to the media on his return from India to Bangladesh. Friday morning, Akhaura land port, Brahmanbaria.

Number of Bangladesh missions abroad now 80

State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam tweeted confirming the new number of Bangladesh missions abroad

Number of Bangladesh missions abroad now 80

Foreign minister Momen meets with Jaishankar in Tashkent

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday held a meeting with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at Tashkent, Uzbekistan and discussed issues of mutual interest

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen (R) with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar
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