Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Monday that necessary funds would be allocated in the next budget for the welfare of the country's disabled people, with a view to facilitating their education and training.
Japan has expressed its commitment to providing up to 600 billion yen of assistance to Bangladesh from this year by fully taking into account the proper and smooth implementation of projects.
Recognizing the long-standing relations between the two countries based on shared values of peace, democracy, human rights and rule of law, Bangladesh and Japan today affirmed their commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation by elevating the friendly relationship to a new partnership.
Bangladesh has been awarded to contribute in peacekeeping around the world through United Nations Peacekeeping Mission. United Nations Association (USA) and Better World Campaign have given the award.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched her four-day busy schedule in Tokyo on Sunday with meeting friends and former Japanese envoys to Bangladesh, recalling their contribution to Bangladesh’s liberation and services for consolidating relationship between the two countries.