Thursday, September 17, 2015

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on 16SEP15 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

According to
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif... arrived in Dhaka to brief Bangladesh’s leadership on the nuclear deal that the world powers struck with his country.
Zarif’s special flight from Beijing touched down at Shahjalal International Airport at around 12:30am on Wednesday.
His wife and high officials from the Iranian foreign ministry are accompanying him.
Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque received him at the airport, a senior official told
Before his arrival, the foreign office in Dhaka said during his day-long visit, Zarif would call on President Md Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and meet Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali.
Iran is grateful to Bangladesh for its support during the economic embargo and Ambassador Abbas Vaezi said in Dhaka on Sep 1 Iran survived with the help of its “brotherly countries like Bangladesh”.
He said Tehran was ready to reciprocate the favour in many ways and pointed out energy and power sector cooperation were the potential areas of cooperation.
Vaezi suggested Bangladesh discuss with India to get gas from a pipeline, once it was rolled out from Tehran via Pakistan.
He said Tehran could buy jute, clothes and agricultural products from Bangladesh, and export oil, natural gas and petrochemicals to it.
COMMENTARY: Following the signing of JCPOA in Vienna, Zarif has undertaken diplomatic trips to Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Russia, China and now Bangladesh.

While in Tehran, Zarif has received high ranking officials from France, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Syria, Iraq and Brazil.

Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on 16SEP15 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on 16SEP15 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Photos: Islamic Republic News Agency

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

yes , more frequent miles for Mr Zarif .!