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The documents are Memorandum of Understanding between Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation, Bangladesh and Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization, and another MoU between Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) and Turkish Standards Institution (TSI).
The instruments cover areas such as Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), industrial production, standardization, capacity building, knowledge sharing, and skill development.
The signing ceremony was held after the official talks between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim at the Prime Minister’s Office.
Prime Minister Hasina said they had a very fruitful discussion with the Turkish Prime Minister on bilateral and international issues of common interests. “We’ve reiterated our commitment to work closely and support each other on bilateral and international issues of mutual concern, including the issue of forcibly displaced Rohingya people from Myanmar,” she said.
They talked about consolidating cooperation in key areas, such as, trade and investment, defense, education, tourism and connectivity.
These instruments cover areas such as SME, industrial production, standardization, capacity building, knowledge sharing, and skill development.
The two countries agreed to continue to work together for socioeconomic development and mutual interests of the two nations. “We hope to have Turkey by our side in the course of our journey towards development,” Hasina said.
She thanked the Turkish Prime Minister for his visit, especially his plan to visit Rohingya camps on Wednesday.