UAE, Bangladesh hold talks

The UAE’s Minister of Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi has held talks with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The visit to Bangladesh was aimed at strengthening investments and bilateral trade and establishing joint projects in maritime shipping, ports management, logistics and other investments.

During her meeting with Hasina, Sheikha Lubna emphasised on strengthening bilateral economic and investment ties.

She also met Minister of Foreign Affairs Dipu Moni, Minister of Shipping Shajahan Khan, Minister of Finance Abul Maal A. Muhith and other senior officials.

Trade between the UAE and Bangladesh reached 992 billion dirhams in the first half of 2012.