Ambassador Jožef Drofenik on a working visit to Bangladesh, 15 & 16 April 2019
Ambassador Jožef Drofenik visited Dhaka and had productive talks with Minister of Commerce Mr Tipu Munshi, Minister of Agriculture Dr Muhammed Abdur Razzaque, and State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Shahriar Alam. Ambassador Drofenik and Commerce Minister Munshi discussed ways to strengthen economic cooperation and increase bilateral trade. In talks with Agriculture Minister Razzaque, Ambassador Drofenik informed about the progress of the pilot project "Beekeeping in Bangladesh". The project is being implemented by the Beekeeping Academy in Slovenia and the largest non-governmental organisation BRAC. The aim of the project is to transfer Slovenian beekeeping know-how and to develop small-scale family-run beekeeping establishments which will contribute to the household income, especially of the most vulnerable groups. With State Minister Alam they discussed about political and economic relations between Slovenia and Bangladesh.