Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has stated that his country will continue to support Bangladesh’s development, referring to Dhaka as a “strategic development partner.”
The Chinese foreign minister said this during a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday at her official residence Ganobhaban, according to PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim. According to the press secretary, Wang stated that Beijing will support Dhaka on all issues in international forums. According to China’s foreign minister, Bangladesh has made unprecedented progress under PM Hasina’s leadership.
He also stated that China will assist Bangladesh in developing its digital economy. During the meeting, the prime minister asked China for assistance in resolving the Rohingya crisis, claiming that the displaced people are an additional burden on Bangladesh.