Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2018-10-22 01:14:06 BdST
AH Mahmood Ali spoke at the first summit in Copenhagen which ended on Oct 20, the Bangladesh embassy said.
The foreign minister said Bangladesh, being one of the most vulnerable counties to the adverse impact of climate change, finds “strong attachment” with the core values of the newly formed alliance of P4G.
It is a new Danish-led international green initiative, formally launched in New York in September 2017 during the 72nd UNGA, with the ambition of becoming the world’s leading forum for developing concrete public-private partnerships to deliver on, inter alia, SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.
The first P4G Summit held in Copenhagen on Oct 19 and 20.
Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rusmussen inaugurated the summit which was attended by heads of state from South Korea, Vietnam, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and ministers from China, Japan and other countries, CEOs, academicians, international organisations and entrepreneurs.
The Bangladesh foreign minister led a 13-member delegation, both from public and private sector, to the summit.
He said P4G would “promote new and innovative business opportunities, including transfer of technology between the partner countries”.
Mahmood Ali also met his Danish counterpart Anders Samuelsen on the sidelines of the summit.
They signed the framework of government to government or G2G MoU in relation to Danish support to the dairy sector in Bangladesh on a platform for Public Private Participation.
Senior Secretary to Rural Development and Cooperatives SM Ghulam Farooque, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Denmark Muhammad A Muhith, Director General of West Europe and EU of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Khorshed Alam Khastagir, and Managing Director of Milk Vita Mohammad Atahr Ali were present during the MoU-signing ceremony.