Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said establishment of peace is a pre-requisite to ensure development.
“Peace is a must for development. We involve people so that their support can help establish peace,” she said.
She said this while the outgoing Ambassador of Afghanistan to Bangladesh Abdul Qayoom Malikzad paid a farewell call on the prime minister at Ganabhaban on Monday.
PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed the newsmen after the meeting.
During the meeting, the Afghanistan envoy informed Bangladesh premier that the historic March 7 speech, 1971 of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was translated into Afghan language.
On Coronavirus situation, Bangladesh prime minister said, “The COVID-19 is a problem for all as it’s a global pandemic. We have been fighting this deadly disease collectively.”
Describing Bangladesh-Afghanistan relations as wonderful, Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh and Afghanistan have worked together in the international arena.