The US sanctioned Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is now in Bangladesh for attending the “IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference ” . Before coming to Dhaka, the Iranian diplomat was in Moscow, where he held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
Today Javad Zarif paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Prime Minister’s office . Referring to the conflicts among the Muslims, Sheikh Hasina said, “The Muslims are shedding their bloods because of their divisions while the third party or country is enjoining the benefits of it. Describing the cultural ties between Bangladesh and Iran as historical, she said, “Many Farsi words had been coined to Bengali language .
Javad said, “I’m highly impressed with the socio-economic development of Bangladesh and it has only been possible for your (Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina) personal leadership.”