Bangladesh attaches importance to global peace: President


PV Desk : President M Abdul Hamid today said Bangladesh always attaches importance to the bilateral relations with friendly countries and the global peace and harmony.

“Our foreign policy is independent and its goal is to attain global peace and harmony,” the President said as participants of the National Defense Course (NDC) and Armed Force War Course (AFWC) 2017 called on him at Bangabhaban here this afternoon.

Referring to country’s foreign policy motto “Friendship to all, malice to none”, adopted by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, he said the law enforcement agencies and armed forces successfully projected the principle of mutual respect and cooperation through their engagement in different peacekeeping missions.

“I heartily thank our peacekeepers for their laudable contributions in upholding world peace and tranquility as well as taking our country to a great height,” the President added.

Noting that the present world is getting more interdependent and complex with the pace of rapid innovation, change and progress, Abdul Hamid asked the courses’ participants to serve their respective countries through promoting values and social justice.