US city mayor lauds Bangladesh's progress

Mayor George Flaggs Jr says he is interested in visiting Bangladesh

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr has praised the strides Bangladesh has made in different sectors under the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

He was speaking with State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury during the latter’s visit to Vicksburg port in the US state of Mississippi on Friday, said a notification of the ministry on Saturday.

The Vicksburg mayor also showed interest in visiting Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Chairman Commodore Golam Sadeq, and representatives of the Ministry of Shipping and the BIWTA, among others, were present during the port visit.