Momen urges Bahrain FM to take back stranded Bangladeshi expats
Published : Tuesday, 19 January, 2021 at 9:33 PM Count : 174
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday urged his Bahrain counterpart to take back Bangladeshi expatriates those have been stuck here due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Momen made the urge at a conversation over telephone with Bahrain foreign minister Dr Abdul Latif Bin Rashid, a foreign ministry press release said here.
Thanking the Bahrain government for regularizing visas of 30,000 Bangladeshi expatriates under a general amnesty, the foreign minister urged his counterpart to extend deadline of the general amnesty.
Dr Momen also thanked the Bahrain government for its decision of distributing free COVID-19 vaccines to all including the Bangladeshi expatriates.
The two ministers also agreed to hold the second Foreign Office Consultation (FCO) between the two countries in Dhaka soon.