Abdul Momen

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Abdul Momen said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We are very happy with the Joe Biden administration," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, January 25, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “Today is a historic day because our neighbor India has gifted us two million doses of vaccines… I would like to thank India for its gesture,” External link

laht Friday, January 22, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Today's gift from India is the sign of partnership, cooperation and collaboration," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen informed : "Necessary coordination with the authorities, including RAJUK and Ministry of Housing and Public Works over the matter is under process," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "So, there would be plenty of vaccines in the country, we're quite assured now. We can start the vaccination programme ahead of the schedule," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "repatriation is the only solution to end the Rohingya crisis, and there will be no alternative" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Dhaka International Film Festival is a flagship event in the domain of films. I am happy to see that the festival is becoming a high platform gradually. This is a great event for gathering and presenting creative minds in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Through this event people will know and learn about culture, society, tradition and beliefs of other countries," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : “We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don’t know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Officials and rescue workers of Bangladesh and Indonesia can take part in joint earthquake drills and simulation exercises as both countries are disaster-prone” External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 15, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Though Myanmar agreed to take back their nationals after verification, no Rohingyas returned home. There is a lack of sincerity from Myanmar's side," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "Myanmar is a friendly country. They aren't our enemy. We've nothing against Myanmar. Myanmar must create a conducive environment as Bangladesh wants to see the return of Rohingyas to Myanmar in safety and security," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is a friendly country. They aren't our enemy. We have nothing against Myanmar. Myanmar must create a conducive environment as Bangladesh wants to see safe and secure return of Rohingyas to Myanmar," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Commission ) : "I have no knowledge of the Pakistan High Commission here lifting all restrictions on visas for Bangladeshi citizens," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The entire region, especially the two countries, will witness unrest if the Rohingyas are not taken back. And it will bring no good to any country,” External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 11, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The entire region, especially the two countries, will witness unrest if the Rohingyas are not taken back. And it will bring no good to any country,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 10, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “SII CEO Adar Poonawalla’s comment regarding the ban on exporting the vaccine was his personal opinion” External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 4, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “As the deal was done on the basis of discussion at the highest level -- between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian premier Narendra Modi, no ban will be applicable for us,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 4, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "As the deal was done on the basis of discussion at the highest level -- between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian premier Narendra Modi, no ban will be applicable for us," External link

news18 Monday, January 4, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “China and Japan will help us in this process,” External link

asianews-en Monday, January 4, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Those countries could play a better role which voted against the resolution. We don’t have any displeasure with them,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We are happy that they talked to us before the decision,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "These international agencies should applaud us, they should thank us," "Because we are so generous and we have created a model in the world that a country that is in difficult straits but yet out of humanity they have been providing shelter and giving better shelter" External link

heart Friday, January 1, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that [it] is an excellent place” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

france24-en Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, December 30, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place,” External link

kuwaittimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, December 29, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

kuwaittimes Monday, December 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen disse : “Eles vão voluntariamente. Estão com pressa de ir, porque seus parentes que já estão em Bhashan Char disseram que é um lugar excelente” External link

istoe Monday, December 28, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The Rohingya who have already shifted there are very happy. Some of them are aged and still they have children or grandchildren at camps in Cox's Bazar. They want to take their close ones to them," External link

haberler-en Monday, December 28, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

aljazeera-en Monday, December 28, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 28, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

afp-en Monday, December 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This was not in the agenda. But the Turkish minister shared the idea of defence cooperation," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have opened Bangabandhu Corners in 68 of 78 missions abroad. Bangladesh and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman are inseparable," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Our Prime Minister drew Narendra Modi’s attention about equitable water sharing of common rivers while the Indian side showed their empathy toward [the issue],” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 18, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Our trade and commerce will see a boost if the road is built. We need to be involved in the road belt, considering our strategic interests,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 18, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “I don’t know. Maybe the Health Ministry knows” “We hope to get the vaccines at a friendship price,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We have raised the issue. The Indian prime minister himself said that no lethal weapons will be used. He [Modi] also said that he will instruct the force [BSF] anew in this regard,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We expect India to honour its international commitment," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The victory of Bangladesh is also the victory of India. India helped us in the war of 1971 against Pakistan. Their soldiers sacrificed their lives. Our relation is time-tested," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This is a very big victory for us. Bengalis had a long-cherished dream of achieving independence and a sovereign state, and that dream came true on Dec. 16, 1971," "We have established one thing very clearly that if you have strong determination and unity, you do not need extensive training or weapons of mass destruction to achieve something great" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "I still remember the scenario that 93,000 well-trained Pakistani soldiers surrendered before the joint forces of Bangladesh and India. So it is our combined victory," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "The employer and his team will visit Bangladesh for this reason in the coming days," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This is a good opportunity for us," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We will tell them that if the Rohingya crisis is not resolved, and uncertainty may be created in the region that will put your [Indian] investment in Myanmar at risk,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We are thankful to India that their premier will talk to our honorable Prime Minister during our victory month as our victory is India’s victory as wellit’s very nice of Narendra Modi,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This is a good opportunity opening for us," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This prize is expected to internationalise the ideals of Bangabandhu and spread those across the globe during his birth centenary," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, December 14, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Indian army personnel sacrificed their lives for Bangladesh's independence. So, we have a blood relationship with India. It is historic and time-tested. India is our all-time friend," "India has a lot to be proud of in our victory" External link

thedailystarBD Monday, December 14, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Dirk Burger ) : “We are all very proud that a UN Agency has introduced an award in the name of Bangabandhu for the first time,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Dhaka Bangladesh ) : "This is the first time UNESCO has introduced an international award in the name of Bangladesh or any other eminent person of Bangladesh" External link

aa-en Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bhashan Char is a temporary shelter for Rohingya. We are trying to send them back to Myanmar," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "To solve the Rohingya problem, the U.N. should go to Myanmar to assess the situation of Rakhine, not Bhashan Char," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Bhashan Char is a temporary shelter for Rohingya. We are trying to send them back to Myanmar,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 11, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “To solve the Rohingya problem, the U.N. should go to Myanmar to assess the situation of Rakhine, not Bhashan Char,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 11, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Dhaka believes that the regional vision for the blue economy must be supported by a balanced integration of the economic, social and environmental elements of development," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 11, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "As we celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation and the architect of Bangladesh’s Independence this year, we further reaffirm our strong commitment to strengthening the Saarc Forum as a common platform for meaningful regional cooperation in South Asia" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They were dying. Nobody did accept them," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "During our War of Liberation, many Indian soldiers and Jawans died. The blood of these Indian soldiers is mixed with the soil of independent Bangladesh. Never shall we forget them," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "I can never explain the joy and emotion that touched our heart and soul on that day," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "While international agencies make noise about facilities in the Rohingya camps or Bhasan Char, none had the courage nor sincerity to approach Myanmar to create a conducive environment leading to the Rohingyas' repatriation to their own country in safety and security, and in a dignified way for the wellbeing of Myanmar," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 5, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen pointed out : "provide better living for the time being," External link

haberler-en Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "While international agencies keep making noises about facilities in the Rohingya camps or Bhasan Char, none had the courage nor sincerity to approach Myanmar to create a conducive environment leading to their repatriation to their own country in safety and security and in a dignified way for the wellbeing of Myanmar," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 4, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They should first go to Rakhine and see how prepared it is for Rohingya repatriation," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 4, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They can move freely at Bhashan Char. They can engage in farming, fish cultivation, cattle rearing and other agricultural activities, which are not possible in Ukhia and Teknaf," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 4, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are trying to relocate a part of them [Rohingya] for better living where they can enjoy economic activities, away from drug trafficking and other criminal offences" External link

haberler-en Friday, December 4, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "In fear of losing the luxurious life in Bhasan Char, I am reported that the staff of those international organizations are opposing the relocation process," External link

haberler-en Friday, December 4, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The U.N. should not focus on improving the conditions in Bangladesh. They should work to improve the conditions in the homeland of the Rohingya in Rakhine state in Myanmar," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We will become a developed nation, a Shonar Bangla by 2041," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Today [Tuesday], we’ve started a historic event in the month of Victory" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We’ve to engage ourselves to achieve our goals in 2021, 2030 and 2041 and build a Sonar Bangla," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We will disburse our fund to the OIC for supporting The Gambia to run the case in the ICJ as they need financial support after appointing lawyer for the case," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “Otherwise, if repatriation is delayed, it may create pockets of radicalism that may create uncertainty in the region, frustrating hopes for a better future for the region” External link

myanmarnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It is difficult to get information," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “Otherwise, if repatriation is delayed, it may create pockets of radicalism that may create uncertainty in the region, frustrating hopes for a better future for the region” External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We worked with him [Biden] in the past. He has 50 years of political career and he is a mature politician” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It's difficult to get information," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Rohingya remains a big problem. We remain engaged in all fronts," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We wanted to avoid risk of landslides and deaths in Rohingya camps," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, November 15, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Climate issue is an important issue for us. Biden understands climate issues well," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "His [Biden] outlook is very transparent. He promotes what he believes with much emphasis on American values," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Robert Fisk ) : "The writings of Robert Fisk on the issues of the Middle-East were fact-based, objective and they reflect the reality in the Middle-East. His understanding was clear and he will be remembered as a great journalist," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We hope good sense will prevail in Myanmar and they will take back all the Rohingya refugees and provide them security" External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “I have yet to see the letter of the U.S. senators. But the U.S. has always been concerned about the extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses. We will examine the allegations they have raised,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : "I was lucky to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in my last month's visit to Turkey. We both discussed bilateral issues including how to accelerate the existing economic ties between the two countries," External link

aa-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : "I was lucky to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in my last month's visit to Turkey. We both discussed bilateral issues including how to accelerate the existing economic ties between the two countries," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We’ve achieved worldwide appraisal and respect as a nation which always fought back against every unimaginable circumstance - a fact that has been again proven through this exhibition. All these mesmerising artworks showcase the talent and willpower of our noted and emerging artists who never stopped creating their crafts, even during this challenging and unprecedented time - which is incredible,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The foreign minister has assured me that China maintains the confidence that we will mete out justice and guarantee the safety and security of the Chinese nationals working in different development projects in Bangladesh," External link

irishsun Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The date of the meeting has yet to be set, but hopefully, it could take place after the general election in Myanmar," External link

irishsun Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "It won't be done without her presence. She should be there," External link

dhakatribune Friday, October 23, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “All the law enforcement agencies are working to arrest Akbar,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Simultaneously a culture of appeasement of Myanmar geo-politically through enhanced bilateral trade, investment and development assistance continues to grow while the country has done nothing to redress the rapes, gender based violence, mass atrocities and genocide committed on its minorities that its neighbour Bangladesh diligently continues to host in temporary camps that threatens its very security and sovereignty” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We invited the Indian Prime Minister to visit Bangladesh on March 26 next year. It was accepted. We would love to see Indian PM Modi join our 50th anniversary of independence celebrations. Our victory means India’s victory as well. India will also celebrate our anniversary of independence,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : “Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, ‘I would love to come to Bangladesh’,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 19, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “We want the Indian prime minister on March 26 because our victory is also India’s victory. We should celebrate it together,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The meeting will take place either on December 17 or 18. They [India] wanted the meeting on December 16, but we will be very busy on that day,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Two chiefs [of Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh] promised that there would be no more killings. But, it did happen,” “This is purely an accident. He [the Indian high commissioner] said it could not affect anything There is sincere effort to stop such killings,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The relationship between Bangladesh and India is very sweet. The result of the good relations is good for both the countries” “India is a huge neighbour. They could have disregarded us,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We discussed the Rohingya issue. You know the U.S. has been the greatest supporter of our Rohingya issue since day one," External link

irishsun Friday, October 16, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language,” External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bangladesh looks forward to steering the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on the Guyana-Venezuela territorial dispute in line with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's visionary foreign policy doctrine of peaceful settlement of disputes through dialogue and international adjudication" External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We don't want it. Let them [Rohingya] improve their life back in Rakhine," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We told them [workers receiving country] that expatriate Bangladeshis are directly supporting your development," External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 12, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Therefore, they said they won't receive any flight from Bangladesh. They deported many Bangladeshi passengers who went to Italy in two consecutive flights," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 12, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Now many people are entering Italy as the country has announced to regularise them. But due to the previous behaviour [of Bangladeshi expats] and fear of possible second wave of Covid-19, they are very much afraid," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 12, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : “Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language," External link

dw-en Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “A member of parliament is being tried in Kuwait and we have no qualms about that,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “I will visit Kuwait as a special envoy of our prime minister to convey her congratulatory message to new Kuwait Emir Sheikh Nawaf al Ahmad al Sabah,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The Bangladeshi nationals living in Kuwait will remember the contribution of the emir to the welfare of the Bangladeshi expatriates,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We had a good meeting … we urged them to see the matter (workers' problems) sympathetically," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “There is no reason for people to worry. Despite the coronavirus lockdown, we have already managed to send nearly 6,000 workers back to Saudi Arabia and the rest will go soon,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have instructed the officials concerned to prepare modalities," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It (JRC meeting) will be held very soon," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This JCC (6th) is being held quickly. And it's only for one hour as it’ll be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, we discuss for three hours," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "India is our neighbour and our best friend. Naturally, we’ve many issues to discuss," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "During the DG-level meeting, both sides pledged to bring it down to zero level," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This JCC (6th) is being held quickly. And it's only for one hour as it'll be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, we discuss for three hours," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "India is our neighbour and our best friend. Naturally, we've many issues to discuss," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It is too early to say whether the meeting will take place in person or virtually," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “It will be a virtual meeting but if the pandemic situation improves, it could be in person (in December),” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 28, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “It is too early to say whether the meeting will take place in person or virtually,” “If the Covid-19 situation remains unchanged, the meeting will be virtual” External link

dhakatribune Monday, September 28, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "They [Saudi Arabia] are not saying that they will send the 54,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh, but they should be provided with Bangladeshi passports," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We said we can bring back those who have Bangladeshi passports," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We believe that peace and security in Asia can be achieved through dialogue and cooperation, where all states coexist peacefully and their people live in peace, freedom and prosperity,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “In this confidence building conference of CICA, you will agree with me that it is time for Myanmar to interact with their displaced people for confidence building measures for meaningful and durable solution,” “Secondly, Myanmar’s stability and economic growth could be negatively affected if the Rohingya problem is not resolved. This problem has been created by Myanmar and the solution also lies with Myanmar,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday [Tuesday]," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday (Tuesday)," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday (Tuesday)," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday [Tuesday]," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "The progress of the ongoing legal process at the International Court of Justice and the investigation by the International Criminal Court will come up," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 21, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We solicit support from our ARF partners so that these hapless Rohingyas can return to their home in safety, security and dignity, resettle there, and reintegrate in their society," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We solicit support from our ARF partners so that these hapless Rohingyas can return to their home in safety, security and dignity, resettle there, and reintegrate in their society," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "May I draw your attention that once vaccine is developed, it must be available to all without discrimination?" External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen expressed : “If this problem is not solved quickly, it may lead to pockets of radicalism and since terrorists have no borders, no faith, there’s a high possibility of creation of uncertainty in the region which may frustrate our hope for a peaceful, secure and stable region,” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Cause of climate change is global so naturally the solution requires a global initiative. Today’s inauguration of the GCA South Asia Regional Office in Dhaka is an important part of that collective initiative" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Global Commission ) : "The whole planet is at risk, but according to the Global Climate Risk Index, particularly South Asia is the most vulnerable region associated with climate change related risks and threats," "Together with the countries of this region, GCA Bangladesh office will promote locally developed nature-based sustainable solutions and innovative adaptation measures. We will create a Centre of Excellence not only for the regional countries, but also for the other regions of the world by sharing our best practices," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Commission ) : "We had a good discussion on the Joint Consultative Commission meeting. We will hold it at a convenient time for both of us and we hope to do it sometime this month," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 7, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We will raise our major issues and they will raise theirs," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 7, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : "Pranab Mukherjee was a genuine friend of Bangladesh. He made a special place in the hearts of people in Bangladesh for his commitment towards peace, development and welfare of Bangladesh," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is not expediting the verification process of the Rohingya. Bangladesh sent a list of 300,000 to Myanmar," "Of those on the list, Myanmar verified only 30,000 people" External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The discussion on Rohingya repatriation was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Now they [Myanmar officials] want to delay the negotiation until after their upcoming general elections in November" External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is not expediting the verification process of the Rohingya. Bangladesh sent a list of 300,000 to Myanmar," "Of those on the list, Myanmar verified only 30,000 people" External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The discussion on Rohingya repatriation was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Now they [Myanmar officials] want to delay the negotiation until after their upcoming general elections in November" External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “With the recent clearance operations by Tatmadaw against the Arakan Army in Rakhine and the election in November, we have actually hit an impasse in terms of the repatriation process,” External link

tribune Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "With the recent clearance operations by Tatmadaw against the Arakan Army in Rakhine and the election in November, we have actually hit an impasse in terms of the repatriation process," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bangabandhu's greatest achievement is an independent and sovereign Bangladesh, he has done another great thing which is the dream of a Sonar Bangla in our hearts. His dream was a non-communal Bangladesh where there will not be huge difference between rich and poor. We need to know Bangabandhu and read his unfinished autobiography. He has done everything he needs to do for a nation" External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "So, climate change is real and happening. The solutions won’t come only from conference rooms and official platforms of the government officials, scientists, big corporations and politicians" External link

dhakatribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We all hear that the youths are our future. Actually, they are also our present. History has proved that it is not possible to overcome global challenges and to open new horizons of opportunities without the involvements of the youth," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Deeply shocked about the tragic accident of Air India Express flight in Kozhikode, that took precious lives and injured many. I convey our deepest condolence. Our thoughts, prayers are with bereaved families," External link

timesofindia Monday, August 10, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We didn't go for collaboration yet. It's regrettable. We should also go for collaboration," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have nothing to do with it. Some are trying to make it a political issue. This is purely research," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The question arose, why the job was given to China and not India. In this case, work is given considering the technical and financial aspects by following the tender process,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 31, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The question arose that why the job was given to China and not India. In this case, work is given considering the technical and financial aspects by following the tender process” External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 31, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Every country sets its foreign diplomacy based on its own interest. In diplomacy, no one is permanent friend and permanent enemy,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, July 31, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “India and Bangladesh share a historic and arterial relationship. We will not allow this (temple construction) to hurt ties but I would still urge that India should not allow any development that can fracture our beautiful and deep relationship,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Every country sets its foreign diplomacy based on its own interest. In diplomacy, no one is permanent friend and permanent enemy," External link

haberler-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Over the last few years, India and Bangladesh have scripted a golden chapter in partnership under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Connectivity in the region will unpack numerous opportunities for the people of South Asia. […] We are happy that India partners with Bangladesh in this endeavor," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Sheikh Hasina ) : “We believe ‘connectivity is productivity’ and our visionary PM (Sheikh Hasina) has been trying to expand our connectivity with our neighbours… Robust railway connectivity is an enabler of economic growth, a platform for uniform development and a catalyst for national integration…” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are indeed enjoying the best of relations," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, July 27, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are indeed enjoying the best of relations," External link

dhakatribune Monday, July 27, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen noted : "However, Pakistan has not yet apologised for the genocide it committed during the 1971 Liberation War. We want to maintain friendship with everyone but how is that possible if they could not make an apology," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 27, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “India and Bangladesh share a historic and arterial relationship. We will not allow this [temple construction] to hurt ties but I would still urge that India should not allow any development that can fracture our beautiful and deep relationship. This is valid for both our countries and I would say both sides should work in such a way so that such disruptions can be averted,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Your society also has an obligation to ensure good relationship with us. Governments alone cannot deliver on such matters. People and media are also part of this endeavour to ensure ties remain on track and the focus remains on development activities,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “What’s wrong if Pakistan dials us? Why should there be any problem if they make a telephone call? After all we both live in the same world,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "If they understand the plight of Rohingyas, they’re going to have a much better world for them. These young people can share their views and opinion once they understand issues," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We don't want complaints that embassy staff don't attend phone calls or are unwilling to provide services," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 24, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The BSF needs to be more careful while enforcing law in the border areas. They can arrest and bring our citizens to us if they are found violating law but killing our nationals is not welcome," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have identified the border areas where our people have been killed in the recent past. We have conducted an internal discussion about how to prevent such incidents. This is a very small part of the border and we are considering deploying more forces in such areas to avoid the frequent tragedies," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The BSF needs to be more careful while enforcing law in the border areas. They can arrest and bring our citizens to us if they are found violating law but killing our nationals is not welcome,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We have identified the border areas where our people have been killed in the recent past. We have conducted an internal discussion about how to prevent such incidents. This is a very small part of the border and we are considering deploying more forces in such areas to avoid the frequent tragedies,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our ambassador to Kuwait is yet to give any official information. We want to know what the true story is and what the official version is. We will verify it once we know and we will take action according to our law”. The Minister made the remarks while discussing the detention of Lakshmipur-2 MP Md Shahid Islam alias Papul in Kuwait on charges of human trafficking, visa fraud and money laundering, reports Bangla Tribune. Momen said: “Naturally, this is a sad event and very frustrating. There is a lot of discussion about this in Kuwait. This incident should teach us that it is not right to elect someone unqualified as a local representative”. Despite repeated requests from Dhaka about what is happening in Kuwait, the Kuwaiti mission could not provide any information. SM Abul Kalam, Bangladesh's ambassador to Kuwait, has been working there for five years but was not able to gather any information from the Kuwaiti government or elsewhere. Mentioning that Dhaka is receiving all its information regarding the matter from Kuwaiti newspapers, Momen said: " External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen affirmé : "Le Bangladesh est l'un des deux pays au monde où le taux de pauvreté a diminué le plus" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen affirmé : "Bangabandhu a été assassiné alors que la révolution agricole était proche de son succès. Mais ils (ses meurtriers) n'ont pas pu tuer l'idéal et l'esprit de Bangabandhu" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT



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Abdul Momen said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We are very happy with the Joe Biden administration," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, January 25, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “Today is a historic day because our neighbor India has gifted us two million doses of vaccines… I would like to thank India for its gesture,” External link

laht Friday, January 22, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Today's gift from India is the sign of partnership, cooperation and collaboration," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen informed : "Necessary coordination with the authorities, including RAJUK and Ministry of Housing and Public Works over the matter is under process," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "So, there would be plenty of vaccines in the country, we're quite assured now. We can start the vaccination programme ahead of the schedule," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "repatriation is the only solution to end the Rohingya crisis, and there will be no alternative" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Dhaka International Film Festival is a flagship event in the domain of films. I am happy to see that the festival is becoming a high platform gradually. This is a great event for gathering and presenting creative minds in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Through this event people will know and learn about culture, society, tradition and beliefs of other countries," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : “We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don’t know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "We have discussed it with Saudi authorities and assured them that we will renew passports of Rohingya that have traveled to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : "In 2001, 2002 and 2006, many Rohingya traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bangladeshi passports. Some corrupt Bangladeshi officials issued them these documents," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "These Rohingya have not been in Bangladesh since the 1970s. Their children were born and brought up in other countries. They don't know anything about Bangladesh. They were raised as Arabs," External link

dw-en Friday, January 15, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Officials and rescue workers of Bangladesh and Indonesia can take part in joint earthquake drills and simulation exercises as both countries are disaster-prone” External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 15, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Though Myanmar agreed to take back their nationals after verification, no Rohingyas returned home. There is a lack of sincerity from Myanmar's side," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "Myanmar is a friendly country. They aren't our enemy. We've nothing against Myanmar. Myanmar must create a conducive environment as Bangladesh wants to see the return of Rohingyas to Myanmar in safety and security," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is a friendly country. They aren't our enemy. We have nothing against Myanmar. Myanmar must create a conducive environment as Bangladesh wants to see safe and secure return of Rohingyas to Myanmar," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Commission ) : "I have no knowledge of the Pakistan High Commission here lifting all restrictions on visas for Bangladeshi citizens," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The entire region, especially the two countries, will witness unrest if the Rohingyas are not taken back. And it will bring no good to any country,” External link

myanmarnews Monday, January 11, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The entire region, especially the two countries, will witness unrest if the Rohingyas are not taken back. And it will bring no good to any country,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 10, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “SII CEO Adar Poonawalla’s comment regarding the ban on exporting the vaccine was his personal opinion” External link

dhakatribune Monday, January 4, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “As the deal was done on the basis of discussion at the highest level -- between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian premier Narendra Modi, no ban will be applicable for us,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 4, 2021 8:20:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "As the deal was done on the basis of discussion at the highest level -- between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian premier Narendra Modi, no ban will be applicable for us," External link

news18 Monday, January 4, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “China and Japan will help us in this process,” External link

asianews-en Monday, January 4, 2021 7:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Those countries could play a better role which voted against the resolution. We don’t have any displeasure with them,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We are happy that they talked to us before the decision,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "These international agencies should applaud us, they should thank us," "Because we are so generous and we have created a model in the world that a country that is in difficult straits but yet out of humanity they have been providing shelter and giving better shelter" External link

heart Friday, January 1, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that [it] is an excellent place” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

france24-en Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, December 30, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place,” External link

kuwaittimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, December 29, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that it is an excellent place," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

kuwaittimes Monday, December 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen disse : “Eles vão voluntariamente. Estão com pressa de ir, porque seus parentes que já estão em Bhashan Char disseram que é um lugar excelente” External link

istoe Monday, December 28, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The Rohingya who have already shifted there are very happy. Some of them are aged and still they have children or grandchildren at camps in Cox's Bazar. They want to take their close ones to them," External link

haberler-en Monday, December 28, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go to Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place,” External link

aljazeera-en Monday, December 28, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

newindianexpress Monday, December 28, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "They are going voluntarily. They are very eager to go Bhashan Char because they have heard from their relatives, those who have gone to Bhashan Char, that (it) is an excellent place," External link

afp-en Monday, December 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This was not in the agenda. But the Turkish minister shared the idea of defence cooperation," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have opened Bangabandhu Corners in 68 of 78 missions abroad. Bangladesh and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman are inseparable," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Our Prime Minister drew Narendra Modi’s attention about equitable water sharing of common rivers while the Indian side showed their empathy toward [the issue],” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 18, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Our trade and commerce will see a boost if the road is built. We need to be involved in the road belt, considering our strategic interests,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 18, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “I don’t know. Maybe the Health Ministry knows” “We hope to get the vaccines at a friendship price,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We have raised the issue. The Indian prime minister himself said that no lethal weapons will be used. He [Modi] also said that he will instruct the force [BSF] anew in this regard,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We expect India to honour its international commitment," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The victory of Bangladesh is also the victory of India. India helped us in the war of 1971 against Pakistan. Their soldiers sacrificed their lives. Our relation is time-tested," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This is a very big victory for us. Bengalis had a long-cherished dream of achieving independence and a sovereign state, and that dream came true on Dec. 16, 1971," "We have established one thing very clearly that if you have strong determination and unity, you do not need extensive training or weapons of mass destruction to achieve something great" External link

haberler-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "I still remember the scenario that 93,000 well-trained Pakistani soldiers surrendered before the joint forces of Bangladesh and India. So it is our combined victory," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "The employer and his team will visit Bangladesh for this reason in the coming days," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This is a good opportunity for us," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We will tell them that if the Rohingya crisis is not resolved, and uncertainty may be created in the region that will put your [Indian] investment in Myanmar at risk,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “We are thankful to India that their premier will talk to our honorable Prime Minister during our victory month as our victory is India’s victory as wellit’s very nice of Narendra Modi,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This is a good opportunity opening for us," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "This prize is expected to internationalise the ideals of Bangabandhu and spread those across the globe during his birth centenary," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, December 14, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Indian army personnel sacrificed their lives for Bangladesh's independence. So, we have a blood relationship with India. It is historic and time-tested. India is our all-time friend," "India has a lot to be proud of in our victory" External link

thedailystarBD Monday, December 14, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Dirk Burger ) : “We are all very proud that a UN Agency has introduced an award in the name of Bangabandhu for the first time,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Dhaka Bangladesh ) : "This is the first time UNESCO has introduced an international award in the name of Bangladesh or any other eminent person of Bangladesh" External link

aa-en Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bhashan Char is a temporary shelter for Rohingya. We are trying to send them back to Myanmar," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "To solve the Rohingya problem, the U.N. should go to Myanmar to assess the situation of Rakhine, not Bhashan Char," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 11, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Bhashan Char is a temporary shelter for Rohingya. We are trying to send them back to Myanmar,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 11, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “To solve the Rohingya problem, the U.N. should go to Myanmar to assess the situation of Rakhine, not Bhashan Char,” External link

eurasiareview Friday, December 11, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Dhaka believes that the regional vision for the blue economy must be supported by a balanced integration of the economic, social and environmental elements of development," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 11, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "As we celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation and the architect of Bangladesh’s Independence this year, we further reaffirm our strong commitment to strengthening the Saarc Forum as a common platform for meaningful regional cooperation in South Asia" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They were dying. Nobody did accept them," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "During our War of Liberation, many Indian soldiers and Jawans died. The blood of these Indian soldiers is mixed with the soil of independent Bangladesh. Never shall we forget them," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "I can never explain the joy and emotion that touched our heart and soul on that day," External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 7, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "While international agencies make noise about facilities in the Rohingya camps or Bhasan Char, none had the courage nor sincerity to approach Myanmar to create a conducive environment leading to the Rohingyas' repatriation to their own country in safety and security, and in a dignified way for the wellbeing of Myanmar," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 5, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen pointed out : "provide better living for the time being," External link

haberler-en Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "While international agencies keep making noises about facilities in the Rohingya camps or Bhasan Char, none had the courage nor sincerity to approach Myanmar to create a conducive environment leading to their repatriation to their own country in safety and security and in a dignified way for the wellbeing of Myanmar," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 4, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They should first go to Rakhine and see how prepared it is for Rohingya repatriation," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, December 4, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "They can move freely at Bhashan Char. They can engage in farming, fish cultivation, cattle rearing and other agricultural activities, which are not possible in Ukhia and Teknaf," External link

globalsecurity Friday, December 4, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are trying to relocate a part of them [Rohingya] for better living where they can enjoy economic activities, away from drug trafficking and other criminal offences" External link

haberler-en Friday, December 4, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "In fear of losing the luxurious life in Bhasan Char, I am reported that the staff of those international organizations are opposing the relocation process," External link

haberler-en Friday, December 4, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The U.N. should not focus on improving the conditions in Bangladesh. They should work to improve the conditions in the homeland of the Rohingya in Rakhine state in Myanmar," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We will become a developed nation, a Shonar Bangla by 2041," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Today [Tuesday], we’ve started a historic event in the month of Victory" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We’ve to engage ourselves to achieve our goals in 2021, 2030 and 2041 and build a Sonar Bangla," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We will disburse our fund to the OIC for supporting The Gambia to run the case in the ICJ as they need financial support after appointing lawyer for the case," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “Otherwise, if repatriation is delayed, it may create pockets of radicalism that may create uncertainty in the region, frustrating hopes for a better future for the region” External link

myanmarnews Thursday, November 19, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It is difficult to get information," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “Otherwise, if repatriation is delayed, it may create pockets of radicalism that may create uncertainty in the region, frustrating hopes for a better future for the region” External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We worked with him [Biden] in the past. He has 50 years of political career and he is a mature politician” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It's difficult to get information," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Rohingya remains a big problem. We remain engaged in all fronts," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We wanted to avoid risk of landslides and deaths in Rohingya camps," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, November 15, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Climate issue is an important issue for us. Biden understands climate issues well," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "His [Biden] outlook is very transparent. He promotes what he believes with much emphasis on American values," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Robert Fisk ) : "The writings of Robert Fisk on the issues of the Middle-East were fact-based, objective and they reflect the reality in the Middle-East. His understanding was clear and he will be remembered as a great journalist," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We hope good sense will prevail in Myanmar and they will take back all the Rohingya refugees and provide them security" External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “I have yet to see the letter of the U.S. senators. But the U.S. has always been concerned about the extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses. We will examine the allegations they have raised,” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : "I was lucky to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in my last month's visit to Turkey. We both discussed bilateral issues including how to accelerate the existing economic ties between the two countries," External link

aa-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : "I was lucky to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in my last month's visit to Turkey. We both discussed bilateral issues including how to accelerate the existing economic ties between the two countries," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We’ve achieved worldwide appraisal and respect as a nation which always fought back against every unimaginable circumstance - a fact that has been again proven through this exhibition. All these mesmerising artworks showcase the talent and willpower of our noted and emerging artists who never stopped creating their crafts, even during this challenging and unprecedented time - which is incredible,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The foreign minister has assured me that China maintains the confidence that we will mete out justice and guarantee the safety and security of the Chinese nationals working in different development projects in Bangladesh," External link

irishsun Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The date of the meeting has yet to be set, but hopefully, it could take place after the general election in Myanmar," External link

irishsun Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "It won't be done without her presence. She should be there," External link

dhakatribune Friday, October 23, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “All the law enforcement agencies are working to arrest Akbar,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Simultaneously a culture of appeasement of Myanmar geo-politically through enhanced bilateral trade, investment and development assistance continues to grow while the country has done nothing to redress the rapes, gender based violence, mass atrocities and genocide committed on its minorities that its neighbour Bangladesh diligently continues to host in temporary camps that threatens its very security and sovereignty” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We invited the Indian Prime Minister to visit Bangladesh on March 26 next year. It was accepted. We would love to see Indian PM Modi join our 50th anniversary of independence celebrations. Our victory means India’s victory as well. India will also celebrate our anniversary of independence,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Recep Tayyip Erdogan ) : “Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, ‘I would love to come to Bangladesh’,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 19, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “We want the Indian prime minister on March 26 because our victory is also India’s victory. We should celebrate it together,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The meeting will take place either on December 17 or 18. They [India] wanted the meeting on December 16, but we will be very busy on that day,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Two chiefs [of Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh] promised that there would be no more killings. But, it did happen,” “This is purely an accident. He [the Indian high commissioner] said it could not affect anything There is sincere effort to stop such killings,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The relationship between Bangladesh and India is very sweet. The result of the good relations is good for both the countries” “India is a huge neighbour. They could have disregarded us,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We discussed the Rohingya issue. You know the U.S. has been the greatest supporter of our Rohingya issue since day one," External link

irishsun Friday, October 16, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language,” External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bangladesh looks forward to steering the Commonwealth Ministerial Group on the Guyana-Venezuela territorial dispute in line with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's visionary foreign policy doctrine of peaceful settlement of disputes through dialogue and international adjudication" External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We don't want it. Let them [Rohingya] improve their life back in Rakhine," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We told them [workers receiving country] that expatriate Bangladeshis are directly supporting your development," External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 12, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Therefore, they said they won't receive any flight from Bangladesh. They deported many Bangladeshi passengers who went to Italy in two consecutive flights," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 12, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Now many people are entering Italy as the country has announced to regularise them. But due to the previous behaviour [of Bangladeshi expats] and fear of possible second wave of Covid-19, they are very much afraid," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 12, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : “Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language,” External link

middleeastmonitor Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "Many of the refugees have never come to Bangladesh and have no idea about the country. They know Saudi culture and speak the Arabic language," External link

dw-en Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “A member of parliament is being tried in Kuwait and we have no qualms about that,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : “I will visit Kuwait as a special envoy of our prime minister to convey her congratulatory message to new Kuwait Emir Sheikh Nawaf al Ahmad al Sabah,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The Bangladeshi nationals living in Kuwait will remember the contribution of the emir to the welfare of the Bangladeshi expatriates,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We had a good meeting … we urged them to see the matter (workers' problems) sympathetically," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Saudi ) : “There is no reason for people to worry. Despite the coronavirus lockdown, we have already managed to send nearly 6,000 workers back to Saudi Arabia and the rest will go soon,” External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have instructed the officials concerned to prepare modalities," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It (JRC meeting) will be held very soon," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This JCC (6th) is being held quickly. And it's only for one hour as it’ll be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, we discuss for three hours," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "India is our neighbour and our best friend. Naturally, we’ve many issues to discuss," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "During the DG-level meeting, both sides pledged to bring it down to zero level," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "This JCC (6th) is being held quickly. And it's only for one hour as it'll be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, we discuss for three hours," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "India is our neighbour and our best friend. Naturally, we've many issues to discuss," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "It is too early to say whether the meeting will take place in person or virtually," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “It will be a virtual meeting but if the pandemic situation improves, it could be in person (in December),” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 28, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “It is too early to say whether the meeting will take place in person or virtually,” “If the Covid-19 situation remains unchanged, the meeting will be virtual” External link

dhakatribune Monday, September 28, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told ( about Saudi ) : "They [Saudi Arabia] are not saying that they will send the 54,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh, but they should be provided with Bangladeshi passports," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We said we can bring back those who have Bangladeshi passports," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We believe that peace and security in Asia can be achieved through dialogue and cooperation, where all states coexist peacefully and their people live in peace, freedom and prosperity,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “In this confidence building conference of CICA, you will agree with me that it is time for Myanmar to interact with their displaced people for confidence building measures for meaningful and durable solution,” “Secondly, Myanmar’s stability and economic growth could be negatively affected if the Rohingya problem is not resolved. This problem has been created by Myanmar and the solution also lies with Myanmar,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday [Tuesday]," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday (Tuesday)," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday (Tuesday)," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our prime minister never wants expatriates to suffer," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We just made the request yesterday [Tuesday]," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "The progress of the ongoing legal process at the International Court of Justice and the investigation by the International Criminal Court will come up," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 21, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We solicit support from our ARF partners so that these hapless Rohingyas can return to their home in safety, security and dignity, resettle there, and reintegrate in their society," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We solicit support from our ARF partners so that these hapless Rohingyas can return to their home in safety, security and dignity, resettle there, and reintegrate in their society," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "May I draw your attention that once vaccine is developed, it must be available to all without discrimination?" External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 12, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen expressed : “If this problem is not solved quickly, it may lead to pockets of radicalism and since terrorists have no borders, no faith, there’s a high possibility of creation of uncertainty in the region which may frustrate our hope for a peaceful, secure and stable region,” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Cause of climate change is global so naturally the solution requires a global initiative. Today’s inauguration of the GCA South Asia Regional Office in Dhaka is an important part of that collective initiative" External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Global Commission ) : "The whole planet is at risk, but according to the Global Climate Risk Index, particularly South Asia is the most vulnerable region associated with climate change related risks and threats," "Together with the countries of this region, GCA Bangladesh office will promote locally developed nature-based sustainable solutions and innovative adaptation measures. We will create a Centre of Excellence not only for the regional countries, but also for the other regions of the world by sharing our best practices," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Commission ) : "We had a good discussion on the Joint Consultative Commission meeting. We will hold it at a convenient time for both of us and we hope to do it sometime this month," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 7, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We will raise our major issues and they will raise theirs," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, September 7, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : "Pranab Mukherjee was a genuine friend of Bangladesh. He made a special place in the hearts of people in Bangladesh for his commitment towards peace, development and welfare of Bangladesh," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is not expediting the verification process of the Rohingya. Bangladesh sent a list of 300,000 to Myanmar," "Of those on the list, Myanmar verified only 30,000 people" External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The discussion on Rohingya repatriation was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Now they [Myanmar officials] want to delay the negotiation until after their upcoming general elections in November" External link

kualalumpurtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Myanmar is not expediting the verification process of the Rohingya. Bangladesh sent a list of 300,000 to Myanmar," "Of those on the list, Myanmar verified only 30,000 people" External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The discussion on Rohingya repatriation was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Now they [Myanmar officials] want to delay the negotiation until after their upcoming general elections in November" External link

irishsun Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen added : “With the recent clearance operations by Tatmadaw against the Arakan Army in Rakhine and the election in November, we have actually hit an impasse in terms of the repatriation process,” External link

tribune Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen added : "With the recent clearance operations by Tatmadaw against the Arakan Army in Rakhine and the election in November, we have actually hit an impasse in terms of the repatriation process," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Bangabandhu's greatest achievement is an independent and sovereign Bangladesh, he has done another great thing which is the dream of a Sonar Bangla in our hearts. His dream was a non-communal Bangladesh where there will not be huge difference between rich and poor. We need to know Bangabandhu and read his unfinished autobiography. He has done everything he needs to do for a nation" External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "So, climate change is real and happening. The solutions won’t come only from conference rooms and official platforms of the government officials, scientists, big corporations and politicians" External link

dhakatribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We all hear that the youths are our future. Actually, they are also our present. History has proved that it is not possible to overcome global challenges and to open new horizons of opportunities without the involvements of the youth," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "Deeply shocked about the tragic accident of Air India Express flight in Kozhikode, that took precious lives and injured many. I convey our deepest condolence. Our thoughts, prayers are with bereaved families," External link

timesofindia Monday, August 10, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We didn't go for collaboration yet. It's regrettable. We should also go for collaboration," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have nothing to do with it. Some are trying to make it a political issue. This is purely research," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The question arose, why the job was given to China and not India. In this case, work is given considering the technical and financial aspects by following the tender process,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 31, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The question arose that why the job was given to China and not India. In this case, work is given considering the technical and financial aspects by following the tender process” External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 31, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Every country sets its foreign diplomacy based on its own interest. In diplomacy, no one is permanent friend and permanent enemy,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, July 31, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “India and Bangladesh share a historic and arterial relationship. We will not allow this (temple construction) to hurt ties but I would still urge that India should not allow any development that can fracture our beautiful and deep relationship,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Every country sets its foreign diplomacy based on its own interest. In diplomacy, no one is permanent friend and permanent enemy," External link

haberler-en Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Over the last few years, India and Bangladesh have scripted a golden chapter in partnership under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Connectivity in the region will unpack numerous opportunities for the people of South Asia. […] We are happy that India partners with Bangladesh in this endeavor," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said ( about Sheikh Hasina ) : “We believe ‘connectivity is productivity’ and our visionary PM (Sheikh Hasina) has been trying to expand our connectivity with our neighbours… Robust railway connectivity is an enabler of economic growth, a platform for uniform development and a catalyst for national integration…” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are indeed enjoying the best of relations," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, July 27, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We are indeed enjoying the best of relations," External link

dhakatribune Monday, July 27, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen noted : "However, Pakistan has not yet apologised for the genocide it committed during the 1971 Liberation War. We want to maintain friendship with everyone but how is that possible if they could not make an apology," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 27, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “India and Bangladesh share a historic and arterial relationship. We will not allow this [temple construction] to hurt ties but I would still urge that India should not allow any development that can fracture our beautiful and deep relationship. This is valid for both our countries and I would say both sides should work in such a way so that such disruptions can be averted,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “Your society also has an obligation to ensure good relationship with us. Governments alone cannot deliver on such matters. People and media are also part of this endeavour to ensure ties remain on track and the focus remains on development activities,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “What’s wrong if Pakistan dials us? Why should there be any problem if they make a telephone call? After all we both live in the same world,” External link

thehindu Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "If they understand the plight of Rohingyas, they’re going to have a much better world for them. These young people can share their views and opinion once they understand issues," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen told : "We don't want complaints that embassy staff don't attend phone calls or are unwilling to provide services," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, July 24, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "The BSF needs to be more careful while enforcing law in the border areas. They can arrest and bring our citizens to us if they are found violating law but killing our nationals is not welcome," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "We have identified the border areas where our people have been killed in the recent past. We have conducted an internal discussion about how to prevent such incidents. This is a very small part of the border and we are considering deploying more forces in such areas to avoid the frequent tragedies," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “The BSF needs to be more careful while enforcing law in the border areas. They can arrest and bring our citizens to us if they are found violating law but killing our nationals is not welcome,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : “We have identified the border areas where our people have been killed in the recent past. We have conducted an internal discussion about how to prevent such incidents. This is a very small part of the border and we are considering deploying more forces in such areas to avoid the frequent tragedies,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Abdul Momen said : "Our ambassador to Kuwait is yet to give any official information. We want to know what the true story is and what the official version is. We will verify it once we know and we will take action according to our law”. The Minister made the remarks while discussing the detention of Lakshmipur-2 MP Md Shahid Islam alias Papul in Kuwait on charges of human trafficking, visa fraud and money laundering, reports Bangla Tribune. Momen said: “Naturally, this is a sad event and very frustrating. There is a lot of discussion about this in Kuwait. This incident should teach us that it is not right to elect someone unqualified as a local representative”. Despite repeated requests from Dhaka about what is happening in Kuwait, the Kuwaiti mission could not provide any information. SM Abul Kalam, Bangladesh's ambassador to Kuwait, has been working there for five years but was not able to gather any information from the Kuwaiti government or elsewhere. Mentioning that Dhaka is receiving all its information regarding the matter from Kuwaiti newspapers, Momen said: " External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen affirmé : "Le Bangladesh est l'un des deux pays au monde où le taux de pauvreté a diminué le plus" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Abdul Momen affirmé : "Bangabandhu a été assassiné alors que la révolution agricole était proche de son succès. Mais ils (ses meurtriers) n'ont pas pu tuer l'idéal et l'esprit de Bangabandhu" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
ambassador50.00%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
advisor16.67%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
professor33.33%EN07/31/201631/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Abdul MomenEN95.24%
ABDUL MOMENEN4.76%


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