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Conference on Enhancing Energy Cooperation in the BIMSTEC Region to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 25-26 February 2020
Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee (BPWC) to be held on 01-02 March 2020 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Twentieth Session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) to be held on 03 March 2020 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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. 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.
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 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 9th Bangladesh- India Friendship Dialogue on “Bangladesh-India Strategic Space” held in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh on 01-02 November 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.
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