Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday signed the condolence book on the death of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Ahmad Al-Sabah.
He signed the book kept at the Embassy of Kuwait in Dhaka.
The foreign minister said Bangladesh lost a true friend in the death of Emir Sheikh Sabah.
“The Bangladeshi nationals living in Kuwait will remember the contribution of the Emir for the welfare of the Bangladeshi expatriates,” he said.
The Foreign Minister mentioned that Sheikh Sabah was a genuine friend of Bangladesh and he took Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the OIC conference coming to Bangladesh in 1974.
He also paid respect to the Emir on behalf of the government and people of the country.
Foreign Minister also prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members and people of the country.
Kuwait Ambassador to Bangladesh Adel Mohammed AH Hayat was present there.
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah died on Tuesday at the age of 91.
Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah was sworn in before parliament Wednesday as the ruling emir of the oil-rich country.