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Appointment with Mr. David Doolan, Representative a.i., Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Bangladesh on Sunday 22 July at FAO Bangladesh Office.


Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Right Honorable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari on 31 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May – 01 June 2018.


Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Right Honorable Prime Minister of the Government of Nepal Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May- 01 June 2018.


Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the Honorable Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May- 01June 2018.


Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H.E. Mr. Shanker Das Bairagi, Foreign Secretary of the Government of Nepal on 30 May 2018, during his three-day introductory visit to Nepal on 29 May- 01 June 2018.


H.E. Benoit Préfontaine, High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh called on H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC on 20 May 2018 to discuss possible cooperation between BIMSTEC Business Community and Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cambodia (CANCHAM).


H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC participated in the Advisory Committee Meeting on the Convening of Second BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Culture and BIMSTEC Cultural Festival 2018 in the Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka on 10 May 2018.


H. E. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on H.E. Prof. Dr. Chop Lal Bhusal, Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh, Dhaka on 08 May 2018.


H. E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC advocated for faster negotiations for the conclusion of a BIMSTEC Free Trade Agreement (FTA) during the launch of report by industry body FICCI titled “Reinvigorating BIMSTEC : An Industry Vision for the Next Decade” on 26 April at New Delhi, India.