|Published : 14 Oct 2016, 19:58:32|
Khaleda asks Jinping to continue their assistance
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to continue their assistance in the development activities of Bangladesh, among others.
The BNP chief made the call during a meeting with the visiting Chinese President at Hotel Le Meridien in Dhaka around 5.30 pm on Friday evening, reports UNB.
After the meeting 30-minute, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir briefed reporters.
Khaleda and Jinping discussed various bilateral issues for mutual benefits. He said Khaleda mentioned at the meeting that then President Ziaur Rahman had established Bangladesh’s diplomatic ties with China. “Later, an overwhelming relation developed between the two countries that still continues,” she said.
The BNP chairperson also described China as Bangladesh’s important and genuine friend, Fakhrul said.
During the meeting, he said, the Chinese President expressed hope that Bangladesh will support the role China is playing in the geological field and the development activities it is carrying out.
BNP standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mahbubur Rahman and Nazrul Islam Khan, chairperson’s advisers Reaz Rahman and Sabihuddin Ahmed were present at the meeting. - IH