The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, His Excellency Mr. Robert Chatterton Dickson met with the Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam on 20 November 2019. The Secretary General thanked the British High Commissioner for the United Kingdom’s support in the ADB led studies on trade promotion, trade facilitation and financing of transport connectivity, and discussed potential areas of partnership. The High Commissioner assured the Secretary General of the continuous support of the United Kingdom to BIMSTEC.