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Bangabandhu Centre for Studies on Bangladesh to be established in Poland

  • Senior Correspondent,
    Published: 2018-11-09 02:31:24 BdST


The government is going to establish shortly the ‘Bangabandhu Centre for Studies on Bangladesh’ in Krakow, Poland.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam told newly appointed non-resident Ambassador of Poland to Bangladesh Adam Burakowski about it in a meeting on Thursday.

The ambassador based in New Delhi presented his credentials to President Md Abdul Hamid on Wednesday. He paid tribute to the martyrs of the 1971 war of independence at the National Memorial in Savar and visited the Export Processing Zones in Savar.

Shahriar spoke about the genocide that took place during in 1971 and said the Polish people “may learn about the genocide by visiting the Centre for the Study of Genocide and Justice in Dhaka”.

Ambassador Burakowski said the “scholarly exchange of information on genocide” may be conducted between the countries, the foreign ministry said.

The state minister asked the Polish government for easing of visa for Bangladeshi businesspeople and students.

He invited Polish entrepreneurs and businesses to invest in Bangladesh, saying that it has a growing consumer society for whom Poland may export different products including food.

The ambassador showed interest to export processed food and quality consumer products to Bangladesh.

Burakowski spoke about the interest of Poland for cooperation in green development such as cooperation in environment-friendly technologies in waste management and coal mining.

He thanked Bangladesh for its support to Poland at international elections.

Burakowski along with his colleagues at the Polish embassy in New Delhi is scheduled to visit the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on Friday.