Bangladesh reiterates commitment to UN for peace, stability and development
Bangladesh reiterated its commitment to the United Nations (UN) to contribute to world peace, stability and development.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated this commitment in a telephone conversation with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday evening (April 12), a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office said.
She also reiterated Bangladesh’s partnership with the UN in the areas of peacekeeping and peacebuilding, implementation of the SDGs, climate action and gender equality.
First, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for inviting her to join the Global Crisis Response Champions Group on Food, Energy and Finance (GCRG). She accepted the invitation with great joy.
She expressed her deep appreciation to the Presidents of Indonesia and Senegal and the Prime Ministers of Barbados and Denmark for joining the same platform.
Prime Minister Hasina expressed confidence in realizing the group’s vision as she looks forward to working closely with other leaders, the press release added.
She briefed the UN chief on the consequences of the ongoing war in Ukraine as well as the pandemic situation which has led to a worsening of the situation in many sectors, from food to fuel prices, in many areas , including the financial system.
Prime Minister Hasina appreciated the leadership role of the UN in forming such a global crisis management group that focuses on the food, energy and financial system where the poor and vulnerable across the world would stay. safe.
She said she was ready to engage in high-level dialogue, advocacy and outreach to achieve the group’s goals.
At the end of their telephone conversation, Secretary General Antonio Guterres asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to appoint a Sherpa (representative) to represent Bangladesh in this group as well as to carry out its efforts under the mandate of the United Nations.