Getting Migration Governance Right

Photo of Sheikh HasinaThe Embassy of Bangladesh in Paris is proud to share with you an article titled " Getting Migration Governance Right", authored by H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh. In her article, Hon'ble Prime Minister has called upon the international community to give a closer look at the issue of migration, one of the most serious challenges facing the world today. The article has been published in the Project Syndicate, a prestigious forum that provides original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience by featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world.Link: Getting Migration Governance Right

Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Embassy of Bangladesh

Paris, France


Date:  Paris, Tuesday 17 May 2017

Press Release


Parliamentary delegation on Ministry of Liberation War Affairs holds discussion meeting with the Freedom Fighters in France

On the occasion of the visit of a Parliamentary Standing Committee delegation on the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs (MoLWA) to France, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Paris organized a discussion meeting at the Embassy for the Freedom Fighters living in France.

The delegation is being led by Captain A. B. Tajul Islam, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. Other members of the delegation include Mr. Iqbalur Rahim, MP (Whip), Mr. Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP and senior officials of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs.

Mr. Tajul Islam MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, gave an overview of the sincerity of the present government in improving the status of freedom fighters at both national and societal levels. He also responded to a number of questions asked by the freedom fighters present at the meeting.  The freedom fighters expressed their deep appreciation and gratitude to the Government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for providing a series of privileges in different manners to improve the socio-economic condition of freedom fighters. The expatriate freedom fighters raised some demands for further improvement of the welfare of freedom fighters, with particular emphasis on equal opportunity for freedom fighters regardless of whether they are staying within Bangladesh or abroad. They requested the Government to open a special window to handle the cases of giving certificate and allowances related to freedom fighters staying outside Bangladesh.  The Parliamentary delegation listened to the freedom fighters views and demands and took note with assurances of addressing their demands. The delegation member also thanked the freedom fighters for holding the meeting with them.

The discussion meeting was presided over by Bangladesh Ambassador to France Mr. M. Shahidul Islam. A good number of Freedom Fighters staying in France and Embassy senior officials attended the discussion meeting. Among others, Mr. Benjeer Ahmed Selim, Mr. Md. Jamirul Islam Miah, Mr. Sheikh Mohammad Ali, Mr. Enamul Hoque, Mr. Nazimuddin Ahmed, Mr. Taslim Helal, Mr. Md. Abdul Matin, Mr. Habibur Rahman, Mr. Md. Abul Kashem, Mr. M. Shamsul Alam were present.


The Parliamentary delegation with the Freedom Fighters and the Embassy officials


The French version of the Unfinished Memoirs of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman being presented to a veteran Freedom Fighter