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Weekly meeting at Secretariat

Cabinet approves a proposal to open seven new Bangladesh missions abroad

7 August 2017, 6:05:00

The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to open seven new Bangladesh missions abroad in addition to clearing another proposal for giving retrospective approval to already set up 17 missions abroad.




The proposal came from the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat on Monday with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, reports UNB.



After the weekly conference, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters in briefing that the seven new Bangladesh missions will be established in Kabul, Khartoum, Freetown, Bucharest, Chennai, Sydney, and Toronto.




The 17 Bangladesh missions, already in operation and given retrospective approval, are in Athens, Milan, Mumbai, Istanbul, Lisbon, Kunming, Beirut, Mexico City, Brasilia, Port Luis, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Vienna, Abuja, Addis Ababa, Algiers and Guwahati.

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