Interview: “More focused” BIMSTEC’s Charter in the offing: SG

BIMSTEC leaders vow to fight pandemic together

23rd Bimstec Day: Bimstec leaders for joint efforts to combat Covid-19 impact

BIMSTEC leaders pledge to collectively combat COVID-19 impact

FMs to take BIMSTEC forward further

BIMSTEC leaders pledge to collectively combat COVID-19 impact

BIMSTEC leaders pledge to combat Covid-19

BIMSTEC to stay course in post-COVID-19 era

মহামারী মোকাবেলায় একযোগে কাজ করবে বিমসটেক

BIMSTEC charter to be ready for adoption at next biennial summit meeting: BIMSTEC Secy Gen

PM for completing BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement

PM for quick finalization of Bimstec Coastal Shipping Agreement

PM for quick finalisation of Bimstec Coastal Shipping Agreement

PM for completing BIMSTEC coastal shiping agreement

বিমস্টেক কোস্টাল শিপিং চুক্তি সম্পন্নের উপর গুরুত্ব আরোপ প্রধানমন্ত্রীর

বিমসটেক কোস্টাল শিপিং চুক্তির ওপর প্রধানমন্ত্রীর গুরুত্বারোপ

বিমসটেক কোস্টাল শিপিং চুক্তি সম্পন্নের ওপর গুরুত্বারোপ প্রধানমন্ত্রীর

Media Coverage : International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming System, New Delhi, India

BIMSTEC can boost connection among peoples: speaker

BIMSTEC can play special role in boosting communication among people: Speaker

স্পিকারের সঙ্গে বিমসটেক সেক্রেটারী জেনারেলের সৌজন্য সাক্ষাৎ

সংসদীয় কূটনীতিতে ভূমিকা রাখতে পারে বিমসটেক : স্পিকার

BIMSTEC generates new hope with renewed political commitment

BIMSTEC NATIONS IDENTIFY SPHERES OF CO-OPERATION

Colombo meeting presses for rationalization of areas of cooperation and adoption of a BIMSTEC Charter

Sri Lanka calls for making BIMSTEC a more robust organization

বিমসটেক ॥ বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে বহুমাত্রিক প্রযুক্তিগত ও অর্থনৈতিক সহযোগিতা

বিমসটেক : বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে বহুমাত্রিক সহযোগিতা উদ্যোগ

বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে বহুমাত্রিক সহযোগিতা

বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে বহুমাত্রিক প্রযুক্তিগত ও অর্থনৈতিক সহযোগিতা

বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে শান্তি, সমৃদ্ধি এবং টেকসই উন্নয়নে বিমসটেকের ভূমিকা

বিমস্‌টেক: বঙ্গোপসাগরীয় অঞ্চলে বহুমাত্রিক প্রযুক্তিগত ও অর্থনৈতিক সহযোগিতা উদ্যোগ প্রক্রিয়া

BIMSTEC, a bridge between South and Southeast Asia

বিমস্টেক দেশগুলোতে ৫০ বিলিয়ন ডলারের ১৬৭ প্রকল্প বাস্তায়নের উদ্যোগ নেয়া হয়েছে

দক্ষিণ ও দক্ষিণপূর্ব এশিয়ার বৃহত্তর যোগাযোগের ক্ষেত্র হবে বিমসটেক

বিমস্টেক দেশগুলোতে ৫০ বিলিয়ন ডলারের ১৬৭ প্রকল্প বাস্তবায়নের উদ্যোগ নেয়া হয়েছে

বিমস্টেক দেশগুলোতে ৫০ বিলিয়ন ডলারের ১৬৭ প্রকল্প বাস্তায়নের উদ্যোগ নেয়া হয়েছে

BIMSTEC: Fostering Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation in the Bay of Bengal Region

Fostering cooperation under BIMSTEC

BIMSTEC: Fostering multi-sectoral technical and economic cooperation in Bay of Bengal region

Experts for developing BIMSTEC security model

Bangladesh for Cooperative Security model in the Bay of Bengal Region

Bangladesh for Cooperative Security model in Bay of Bengal region

'Modi's initiative to hold BIMSTEC meeting in Goa infused fresh life into bloc'

India to continue its support to BIMSTEC

India sees ‘virtue’ in Bay of Bengal grouping BIMSTEC

'Modi's initiative to hold BIMSTEC meeting in Goa infused fresh life into bloc'

বিমসটেককে সহযোগিতা অব্যাহত রাখবে ভারত

India to continue its support to BIMSTEC

বিমসটেককে সহযোগিতা অব্যাহত রাখবে ভারত

India is to continue its support to BIMSTEC

INDIA TO CONTINUE ITS SUPPORT TO BIMSTEC

Dhaka for making BIMSTEC more effective

Dhaka for making Bimstec more effective

 

 

 

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The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M Shahidul Islam delivered a remarks as a Special Guest of the Inception Webinar on "Increasing political, ecological, economic and regional importance of the Bay of Bengal for Bangladesh in the post COVID-19 world" on 15 September 2020 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

H.E. Mrs. Rensje Teerink, Ambassador & the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh met the Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam on 14 September 2020 at the BIMSTEC Secretariat. They discussed about the possible cooperation between BIMSTEC and European Union.

Ambassador M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC visited the Germplasm Centre, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh on 10 September 2020 to see the facilities of the Centre and exchange views on desirability of Germplasm and material transfer agreement for BIMSTEC Member States.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC delivered a Lecture on “Sub-Regionalism and BIMSTEC: Bangladesh perspective” at the Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka on 14 March 2020.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on His Excellency Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Hon’ble President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on 04 March 2020 at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on His Excellency Mr. Dinesh Gunawardena, Hon'ble Minister, Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Relations of the Government of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on 04 March 2020 at his office in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Secretary, Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Relations of Sri Lanka on 02 March 2020 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M Shahidul Islam addressed at the inaugural session of the Conference on Enhancing Energy Cooperation in the BIMSTEC Region held at the BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka on 25 February 2020.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam spoke at the opening of the BIMSTEC Traditional Healthcare Expo 2020 organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Bangladesh Ayurved Foundation as a Guest of Honor on 12 February 2020 at the International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka.

H. E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMTEC visited Chattogram Port on 06 February 2020 and had a discussion meeting with the Senior Officials of the Chattogram Port Authority including Mr. Md. Kamrul Ameen, Acting Chairman of Chittagong Port Authority.

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met H.E. Mr. Benoit Préfontaine , High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh and Ms. Gillian Frost, Executive Director, Asia Bureau, Global Affairs Canada on 28 January 2020 at BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka.

Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Hon'ble Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh at her Office at the National Parliament on 26 January 2020 to brief on BIMSTEC activities.

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met Lieutenant General Md Mahfuzur Rahman OSP, rcds, ndc, afwc, psc, PhD, Principal Staff Officer (PSO), Armed Forces Division on 26 January 2020 at his office in Dhaka Cantonment.

H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met Lieutenant General Md. Shafiqur Rahman, OSP, SPP, afwc, psc, Chief of the General Staff, Bangladesh Army at his office in Army Headquarters, Dhaka Cantonment on 26 January 2020.

Mr. Faruque Hassan, President of Dutch-Bangla Chamber of Commerce and Industry met Ambassador M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 23 January 2020.

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H.E. Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh on 22 January 2020 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

Mr. A F M Fakhrul Islam Munshi, President, Bangladesh Agro-processors Association (BAPA) met H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on 20 January 2020 at the BIMSTEC Secretariat.

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met Mr. A B M Ghulam Mostafa, President of Bangladesh Ayurved Foundation on 20 January 2020 at the BIMSTEC Secretariat.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, H.E. M Shahidul Islam addressed as the Special Guest of the Opening Ceremony of First BIMSTEC Film, Media and Journalism Studies Conference to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation at the University of Dhaka on 19 January 2020.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, H.E. M Shahidul Islam paid tribute at the Mujibnagar Mausoleum, Mujibnagar, Meherpur on 12 January 2020.

Mr. Hitoshi Hirata, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Bangladesh Office met H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his Office on 05 January 2020.

H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H. E. Shahriar Alam, M.P., Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh on 31 December 2019 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

H. E. Mr. ITO Naoki, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh met H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on 27 December 2019 at the BIMSTEC Secretariat.

Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UN ESCAP) met H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at Hotel Intercontinental Dhaka on 10 December 2019.

The British Commissioner to Bangladesh. His Excellency Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson met with H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC, on 20 November 2019.

Mr. Ragnar Gudmundsson, Resident Representative, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bangladesh met H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 28 October 2019.

H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H.E. Mr. Ravinatha Aryasinha, Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka in Colombo on 10 October 2019 in the sideline of the Second Meeting of BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee (BPWC).

His Excellency M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on His Excellency Tilak Janak Marapana, PC, MP, Hon’ble Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka  in Dhaka on 07 September 2019.

His Excellency M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC met Her Excellency Ms. Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Adviser to Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Kingdom of Thailand on the sideline of the 4th Indian Ocean Conference on “Securing the Indian Ocean Region: Traditional and Non-traditional Challenges” held in Maldives on 03-04 September 2019.

H.E. Mrs. Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh called on H.E. Mr. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on 25 August 2019 at BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka.

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC  called on the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E. Prayut Chan-o-cha during the Third Meeting of BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs on 21 March 2019.

His Excellency the Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam with the Hon’ble Prime Minster of Bhutan, H.E Dr Lotay Tshering during the former’s call-on to the Prime Minister in Thimphu on 13 February 2019.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the newly appointed Hon'ble Commerce Minister of Bangladesh His Excellency, Mr. Tipu Munshi , MP at his office on 06 February 2019. They discussed about ways and means to enhance intra-regional trade in the Bay of Bengal region.

Ms. Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh met the Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 04 February 2019. They discussed possible collaboration between the two organizations.

Mr. Ronald Antonio Butiong, Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines met the Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 30 January 2019. They discussed the progress of BIMSTEC Master Plan on Transport Connectivity, finalization of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between BIMSTEC Secretariat and ADB and the development of BIMSTEC Grid interconnections Master Plan.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC addressed the faculties and students of the Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB) on 29 January 2019. He was also invited as the Chief Guest at the Launching Ceremony of the book “Geopolities of the South China Sea in the Coming Decades” authored by Mohd. Aminul Karim at the IUB auditorium.

 

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Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Webinar Revisiting Economic Cooperation in BIMSTEC in Post-COVID-19 hosted, by Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India held on 30 June 2020

Welcome Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the at the "Conference on Enhancing Energy Cooperation in the BIMSTEC Region" held in BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka on 25 February 2020

Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the First BIMSTEC Film, Media and Journalism Studies Conference held in University of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 19 January 2020.

Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the International Conference on “Water, Energy and Biodiversity for Sustainable Development of BIMSTEC Countries” held in Agartala, India on 12 December 2019.

Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Policy Dialogue on Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Development in South Asia held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 10 December 2019.

Special Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Third South Asia Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 09 December 2019.

Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Kolkata Colloquium on “Reimagining BIMSTEC” held in Kolkata, India on 28-29 November 2019.

Address by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Second BIMSTEC Think Tank Dialogue on Regional Security held in New Delhi, India on 27-28 November 2019.

Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the 9th Bangladesh- India Friendship Dialogue on “Bangladesh-India Strategic Space” held in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh on 01-02 November 2019.

Special Remarks by H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Trade Facilitation held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 29-30 September 2019.

Special Remarks by H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC C at the Inaugural Ceremony of 8th Asian Tourism Fair 2019 held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 26 September 2019.

Remarks by H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the 4th Edition of Indian Ocean Conference on “Securing the Indian Ocean Region: Traditional and Non-traditional Challenges” held in Maldives on 03-04 September 2019.

Special Remarks by H. E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the BIMSTEC Track 1.5 Security Dialogue Forum, held in Dhaka on 30-31 July 2019

Special Remarks by H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the First BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture, held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 12 July 2019

Special Remarks by H.E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the First BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting on Agriculture, held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 11 July 2019

Statement by H.E. Mr. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Seventh Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Agricultural Cooperation, held in Dhaka on 24-25 April 2019

Special Remarks by the Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the Closing Session of International Conference on “Sustainable Blue Economy for the Development of Bangladesh” held in Dhaka on 24 April 2019

Welcome Remarks by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on the occasion of the visit of His Excellency Dr. Lotay Tshering, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan to the BIMSTEC Secretariat on 12 April 2019

Statement by H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at "Young Scholar's Forum (YSF), 2019" held in Shillong, Meghalaya, India on 18 March 2019

Statement by H.E. Mr. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC at the First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 17-18 January 2019

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