Bangladesh Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud called on Prime Minister of Nepal Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli Thursday evening at latter’s office in Kathmandu.
Prime Minister Oli paid homage to Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and praised the nation’s progress under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The leaders of two countries also had cordial discussions for about an hour on bilateral cooperation in different sectors including trade, commerce and media cooperation with special emphasis on mutual benefits to be derived from Nepal’s hydro-electricity projects.
Bangladesh Ambassador in Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams, Director General of Bangladesh Television S M Haroon Or Rashid and diplomats of BD mission accompanied the minister.
Minister Dr. Hasan reached Kathmandu Thursday afternoon on a two day visit to attend 5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union-ABU summit, representing Bangladesh.
Information Minister is due to speak on Media’s role on Climate Change awareness at the main session of the summit on Friday.