US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E Biegun has assured Bangladesh of extending cooperation in repatriating Rashed Chowdhury, the killer of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who is as of now living in the USA.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam raised the issue with the meeting US Deputy Secretary of State on Wednesday night and sought support from the United States in such manner.
Deputy Secretary of State Beigun assured him of extending cooperation, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
State Minister Alam also stressed the resumption of student visas for Bangladeshi students for the next spring session.
Beigun said they are actively considering the resumption of this service at the US Embassy following appropriate health guidelines.
The State Minister hoped that both the countries will work together to restart Biman flights to New York. A range of bilateral political and economic relations between Bangladesh and the US, including trade, investment, public health cooperation, agriculture and energy cooperation were also discussed.
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News source: UNB News