Dhaka emphasises on public diplomacy to uphold Bangladesh’s image: Momen


DHAKA, Jan 14, 2021 (BSS) – Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said the foreign ministry has given emphasis on public diplomacy to project Bangladesh globally as a country of prosperity.

He said his ministry has already established a public diplomacy wing in this regard.

The minister made the remarks while handing over honor certificates to eminent citizens at the foreign service academy in the capital.

Dr Momen hoped that the country’s renowned citizens will make valuable contribution to the society from their respective position to raise Bangladesh’s positive image worldwide.

He said Bangabandhu and Bangladesh are indispensable.

“We would like to tell the world about Bangabandhu’s lifelong struggle and sacrifice for his people,” he added.

The foreign service academy handed over awards titled “whos who” to 11 personalities on different categories including education, culture, literature and journalism.

Bangla Academy chairman Shamsuzzaman Khan (culture and literature), Khandokar Mohiuddin (Social work), M Abdul Bashur Bodu Mia (agriculture), Abdul Hamid Patwary (industry and commerce), M Faruk (entrepreneurship) and Bibi Russell (woman entrepreneur) were among the awardees.