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Bangladesh, Qatar sign 10 cooperation documents

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Published: 12:25, 23 April 2024

Bangladesh, Qatar sign 10 cooperation documents

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Bangladesh and Qatar on Tuesday (23 April) signed 10 cooperation documents - five agreements and five MoUs - to strengthen ties on multiple fronts and help the relations reach a new height.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani witnessed the signing of the documents.

The five signed agreements are: agreement for cooperation in the legal field between Bangladesh and State of Qatar, agreement on promotion and protection of mutual investments; agreement on the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes in income between Qatar and Bangladesh; agreement on maritime transport; and agreement on the establishment of Joint Business Council (JBC) between FBCCI & QCCI.

The five MoUs are: MoU on cooperation in the fields of sports and youth between Bangladesh and Qatar; MoU on cooperation in the field of manpower employment (Labour) between Ministry of Labour, State of Qatar and Bangladesh; MoU on cooperation in diplomatic training between Bangladesh and Qatar; MoU for cooperation in the field of education, higher education and scientific research between Bangladesh and Qatar; MoU between Qatar Ports management Company “MAWANI QATAR” and Chittagong Ports Authority.

Earlier in morning PM Hasina warmly welcomed and received Emir Sheikh Tamim at her office.

They had tête-à-tête (one-to-one) meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office, which was followed by a bilateral meeting.

After signing visitors' book there, the emir will head for Bangabhaban on Tuesday afternoon where the president will receive him.

A high-level Qatari delegation headed by Qatar’s emir is paying the state visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of the president and the prime minister of Bangladesh.

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