The relations of the Republic of Serbia and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh are based on friendship and cooperation established as part of the Non-Aligned Movement. They are characterised by considerable room for intensifying political dialogue and improving cooperation in areas of mutual interest.
After a long period without the exchange of official bilateral visits between the two countries, at the invitation of the MFA of Bangladesh A. Momen, MFA of the Republic of Serbia N. Selaković visited Bangladesh on 25-26. May 2022, among other things, in the context of marking 50 years of diplomatic relations.
MFA N. Selaković met Bangladesh MFA A. K. Momen on October 13, 2021, on the sidelines of High-level Commemorative Meeting on the occasion of 60th Anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement, in Belgrade. Before that, MFA N. Selaković met Bangladesh Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Shahriar Alam in Mexico City, on September 28, 2021, on the side-lines of celebration of 200 years of Mexico’s Independence.
The delegation of Bangladesh at the 141st session of Inter-Parliamentary Union, held on 13—17 October 2019 in Belgrade, was led by the Speaker of the Parliament of PR Bangladesh S. S. Chaudhury, with whom the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia at the time Ivica Dačić held a meeting on 16 October 2019.
During the preceding period the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia at the time Ivica Dačić also met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of PR Bangladesh Dr. A. K. A. Momen on the side-lines of the 74th UN GA in New York in September 2019, as well as on the side-lines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Nоn-Aligned Movement in Baku, on 24 October 2019.
According to the Serbian Bureau of Statistics, in 2021, Serbian export to Bangladesh amounted the value of 1,8 million euros, while in the same period, import from Bangladesh to Serbia amounted the value of 107,0 million euros.
Trade in goods with Bangladesh during 2020 amounted to a total of 68.71 million euros, where Serbian exports amounted to 130.000 euros, while imports from Bangladesh amounted to 68.58 million euros.
The total trade in goods during 2019 amounted to 86.8 million euros, where exports by the Republic of Serbia amounted to 9.8 million euros, while imports amounted to 77.00 million euros.
Memorandum of understanding on bilateral consultations between the MFA of Serbia and MFA of Bangladesh, signed on May 25, 2022. during the visit of the Serbian MFA N. Selaković.
Agreement on the abolition of visas for diplomatic and official passports, signed on May 25, 2022. during the visit of the Serbian MFA N. Selaković.
Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation between SFRY and PR Bangladesh, signed on 4 April 1972 (The Official Gazette, No. 51 of 27 September 1973);
Protocol on Investment Cooperation between the Government of SFRY and Government of PR Bangladesh, signed on 25 October 1972 (The Official Gazette of SFRY, No. 47/75);
Agreement on Technical Cooperation, signed on 27 March 1973 (International Agreements No. 4/1977)
The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in New Delhi (India): http://www.newdelhi.mfa.gov.rs/.
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Rome (Italy): https://www.sofia.mfa.af.
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