Outgoing Danish ambassador to Bangladesh Winnie Estrup Petersen said that Denmark was keen to invest in various sectors in Bangladesh, including information technology.
During her farewell call on president Mohammed Shahabuddin at Bangabhaban in Dhaka, the Danish envoy also said that her country would always continue to cooperate on the socio-economic development of Bangladesh.
Later, president’s press secretary Md Joynal Abedin said after the meeting.
The president congratulated the ambassador for her successful completion of assignment in Dhaka.
Mentioning that Denmark was the first state among the European Union countries to recognise Bangladesh after independence, the president expressed his gratitude to the government and people of Denmark.
About the climate change effects, he said that Bangladesh was one of the countries affected by climate change and Denmark and Bangladesh could work together to deal with the issue.
Referring to the signing of a joint action plan between Bangladesh and Denmark on sustainable and green framework engagement, the president expressed his satisfaction and said, ‘As a result, Bangladesh will be able to reduce the damage of climate change.’
The head of the state expressed gratitude to Denmark for providing political and humanitarian support over the Rohingya issue.
Source : Newage