US Deputy Coordinator for Global COVID-19 Response and Health Security Laura Stone has appreciated Bangladesh’s impressive response to Covid-19.
"We have been very impressed with Bangladesh’s ....(response to Covid-19). We reviewed the excellent cooperation that we have with Bangladesh," she said.
Stone made the remarks while talking to reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after her meeting with State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam on Tuesday.
She said they are discussing further cooperation in the health sector building on the decades of relations and want to see the best ways to highlight the excellent cooperation on Covid-19 front.
Talking to reporters separately, State Minister Shahriar said the US side has proposed Bangladesh to be part of the ministerial meeting of the Global Action Plan for Covid-19 Response which will be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September.
“We will officially convey our decision after further reviewing the proposal but initially we welcomed it,” he said, hoping that Bangladesh will play an active role in the meeting.