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Vol. 5 Num 317 Mon. April 18, 2005  
   
Metropolitan


Asian-African Summit begins in Jakarta Apr 22


The Asian-African Summit will be held in Jakarta on April 22-23.

Foreign Minister M Morshed Khan leaves Dhaka today to attend the summit.

He will also attend the Commemoration of Golden Jubilee of the Bandung Conference in Bandung on April 24.

He will represent Prime Minister Khaleda Zia at the summit and lead the Bangladesh delegation. The theme of the summit is "Reinvigorating the Bandung Spirit: Working Towards a New Asian African Strategic Partnership."

The Asian-African Conference, held 50 years ago in Bandung, addressed issues of world peace and cooperation, human rights and self-determination, and economic and cultural cooperation.