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President urges Qatar to take more BD manpower

He also seeks increased investment by Kuwait in BD

Tuesday 08 December, 2015 12:00:00 am

United News

Dhaka, Dec 7 (UNB) - President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged Qatar to take more skilled manpower from Bangladesh ahead of FIFA World Cup 2022 to be hosted by the gulf country.

 

The President made the request when newly appointed Ambassador of Qatar to Bangladesh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Nasser Al-Dohalmi presented his credentials to him at Bangabhaban.

 

Welcoming the mew envoy, President Hamid said Bangladesh has huge skilled, semiskilled and unskilled manpower and Qatar can take its required manpower from Bangladesh as there will be huge development works ahead of the World Cup football to be hosted by Qatar.

 

President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.

 

Abdul Hamid hoped that the existing bilateral relations, including trade and investment, between Bangladesh and Qatar will be strengthened further during the tenure of Ahmed Bin Mohammed Nasser Al-Dohalmi.

 

He also underscored the need for exchanging visit of high-level delegations between the two countries for mutual benefits.

 

Ahmed said he will work to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries and sought the President’s cooperation in this regard.

 

About the manpower import from Bangladesh, he said he will put in his best effort so that more Bangladeshi workers can go there.

 

Earlier, newly appointed Ambassador of Kuwait to Bangladesh Adel Mohammed AH Hayat presented his credentials to him at Bangabhaban.

 

During the meeting, Abdul Hamid said the investors of Kuwait can investment in different sectors, including shipbuilding, power, textile and petrochemical, in Bangladesh as an investment-friendly atmosphere is prevailing here.

 

Hamid expressed satisfaction over the excellent existing bilateral relations between the two countries and said there is still an enormous scope to expand the bilateral relation for mutual benefits of the two brotherly countries.

 

Secretaries concerned to the President were present.

 

Earlier on their arrival at Bangabhaban, the envoys were given guard of honor separately by a contingent of the President’s Guard Regiment.