Bangladesh and the US expressed their commitment to continue building closer bilateral defence relations in support of shared values and interests.
The interest was expressed when US Secretary of Defence Dr Mark T Esper phoned Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Hasina on Friday.
Dr. Mark T Esperp assured her of continuing US support in bringing a peaceful solution to the Rohingya problem.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Secretary Esper exchanged views that both the governments will continue senior-level dialogues and discussions to enhance cooperation in the defense sector.
The US defence secretary hoped that Bangladesh will continue to play its “productive role” in peace-building with the Peace Keeping Forces and informed that the US will continue its support in this regard.