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Awami League delegation to visit China Sept 3

  • Published at 11:49 pm August 25th, 2019
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A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed to boost cooperation between the two countries

An Awami League delegation is scheduled to visit China on September 3 as part of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed on March 22, 2018 to boost cooperation between the two political parties.

A 20-member delegation of the ruling party has been invited by the Communist Party of China.

Awami League presidium member Matin Khasru will lead the delegation; the rest of the members are yet to be confirmed, Matin Khasru said. 

During the visit, the Awami League delegates are scheduled to meet with high-profile politicians of China, and the top brass of the Communist Party.

Speaking to the Dhaka Tribune, several Awami League leaders have described the trip as a courtesy tour between the two political parties.

On October 28, 2018 a team of Awami League, led by presidium member Lt Col (retd) Faruq Khan visited China, while a three-member team led by Muhammad Zamir visited China on November 30, 2017.

Before these meetings, a 19-member team led by Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Faruq Khan visited China on September 18, 2017.