Bangladesh is working as a model for the world: US official
Dhaka, 2 April 2023 : Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Immigration Affairs of the US Department of State, Julieta Valls Noyes, said that after the 1971 liberation war, Bangladesh is working as a model for the rest of the world, currently paving the way for economic growth, inclusion and development.
He also praised Bangladeshi leadership and generosity for sheltering more than 1 million Rohingya refugees.
The US Assistant Secretary of State said that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled the genocide in Burma (Myanmar) in 2017 and Bangladesh has opened its doors for them. The people of this country have opened their helping hands and hearts.
He said this in a speech as an honored guest at a reception organized by Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC on the occasion of 53rd Independence and National Day last Thursday evening. This information was informed in a press release on Saturday.
It is said that the Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States, Mohammad Imran, gave a welcome speech at a reception organized by the Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC.
Commenting on the strengthening of cooperation between Bangladesh and the United States over half a century of friendship, Julieta Valls Noyes said the two countries have developed close trade and investment ties through migrants and strong business ties. Bangladesh and the United States are strengthening their partnership to build a secure and prosperous future for generations to come.
He said, I am proud that the United States is the single largest donor country in the Rohingya crisis. The United States is interested in continuing and expanding its cooperation with Bangladesh. So that they can meet the needs of local communities and advance sustainable solutions to the Rohingya problem.
On behalf of the United States and the Government, the US Assistant Secretary of State congratulated the people of Bangladesh on their Independence and National Day.
Later Ambassador Mohammad Imran and Guest of Honor Ambassador Julieta Noyes and other guests cut the cake on the occasion of Independence and National Day.