During the football world cup in Qatar, the frenzy of Bangladesh fans towards Messi’s team caught the attention of people all over the world, including Argentina. Therefore, Argentina is going to open an embassy in Dhaka to deepen its friendship with Bangladesh.
According to several Bangladeshi media, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero will come to Dhaka on February 26, 2023, to inaugurate the embassy. And he will inaugurate the embassy on February 27.
Geographically, the distance from Bangladesh to Argentina is more than 17 thousand kilometers. But with the love of the people of Bangladesh for Lionel Messi-De Maria’s has brought this distance closer.
After gaining independence, Bangladesh established diplomatic relations with Argentina for the first time in 1972. However, Albiselestad’s embassy was opened in Dhaka, but it was closed in 1978.
Argentina announced the opening of its embassy in Dhaka during the 2022 football World Cup frenzy in Qatar, aiming to boost trade and other diplomatic ties with Bangladesh.
Moreover, in the second week of December that year, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Cafiero held a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen in New York.
At that time, it was said in the notification of several Argentinian journalists that Messi’s country has decided to reopen the embassy in Bangladesh, the export destination, as part of the development of commercial strategies.
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According to sources in the media Prothom Alo, a delegation led by Franco Seniliani, deputy ambassador of the Argentine embassy in New Delhi, arrived in Dhaka on January 30 as part of preparations for the opening of the embassy in Bangladesh.
During the visit, besides opening the embassy, Santiago Cafiero will have a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Apart from this, he will meet Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abdul Momen and Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi.
As a result of the opening of the embassy, Bangladesh can take the initiative to enter the Mercosur common market of Latin America through cooperation with Argentina.
Moreover, Argentina is the second largest producer of soybeans in South America In the new context of relations, the import of soybean oil from Bangladesh from the country may become easier Besides, the benefits of importing sugar will increase