People in Bangladesh live in paradise amid global recession: Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. File photo

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Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. File photo

“The people of Bangladesh are in heaven compared to other countries amid the global recession,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said today (12 August 2022).

A specific faction is raising fears that Bangladesh may experience a disaster similar to that in Sri Lanka, but this is unfounded, he told reporters after a meeting to exchange views on land acquisition for a construction project. expansion of Sylhet Osmani International Airport, reports our Sylhet correspondent.

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When asked if Switzerland would be asked again for information on money launderers, the Minister replied that countries where money is laundered do not wish to exchange such information.

Previously, the Ministry of Finance and Bangladesh Bank had sought information on 67 people and their money from Swiss banks. At that time, they gave information about only one person.

Although the information was repeatedly requested, Bangladesh’s friend Switzerland was urged not to provide false information, the minister said.