Sudanese Foreign Minister Dr Nafie Ali Nafie said the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers and import of jute from Bangladesh would increase in the coming years.
The assurance came when Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, now in Kuala Lumpur attending a 3-day general assembly of Malaysia’s ruling party, called on Nafie yesterday morning.
Nafie congratulated Dipu Moni and conveyed regards of the Sudanese president for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The foreign minister informed Nafie that Bangladesh has immense resources of skilled and semi-skilled workers whom Sudan could exploit for its economic and infrastructural development.
Dipu Moni also mentioned that garments and other manufactured goods are available in Bangladesh.
She stated that Bangladesh would open its diplomatic mission in Sudan “soon,” which would further strengthen the existing “excellent bilateral relations.”
Source: The Daily Star, 29 March 2009