Serbian President highly lauds Bangladesh’s development


Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has highly praised development journey of Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina despite challenges posed by Covid pandemic.

Vucic shared his deep appreciation while Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen called on him on Monday at the Palace of Serbia on the sideline of the ongoing NAM meeting in Belgrade, a foreign ministry press release said here today.

During the meeting, Dr. Momen mentioned cordial and traditionally close relationship between Dhaka and Belgrade which is rooted in history.

He specially touched on the personal friendship between Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and President of former Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito.

Serbian President was enthused to learn that Bangladesh is currently celebrating the Birth Centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of Independence of Bangladesh.

Observing that Serbia’s on-going and ambitious development programmes will require vast human resources, Dr. Momen offered to recruit skilled and semi-skilled workers including IT professional, electrician and plumber from Bangladesh.

Serbian President welcomed the offer and stressed devising an institutional mechanism for collaboration in respect of labour and manpower from Bangladesh.