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Enhanced trade ties with Sudan stressed

President Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday emphasised increasing trade relations between Bangladesh and Sudan as he offered Bangladesh's world-class products for the market of the African country.

"Sudan can import Bangladeshi world-standard products, including pharmaceuticals, readymade garments and ceramics, at cheaper prices," he said while the visiting Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff of Sudanese Armed Forces, General Muhammad Abdul Qadir Nasruddin, called on him at Bangabhaban.

Welcoming Gen Nasruddin, the President noted that existing bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries are excellent and these relations would be strengthened further through such kind of high-level visit.

He also hoped that the relations would be strengthened further through training-exchange programme between the armed forces of the two countries.

President Iajuddin mentioned that about 1,500 Bangladeshi peacekeepers are deployed in Sudan.

He expressed his gratitude and thanks to Sudanese government and its armed forces for the support and cooperation extended to Bangladeshi peacekeepers deployed there under the mandate of the United Nations.

"Sudan armed forces may increase her participation in training programmes in Bangladesh, specially in UN Peacekeeping training in Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT)," said the President, also supreme commander of the armed forces.

He invited the Sudanese President through General Nasruddin to visit Bangladesh.

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