Politics & Foreign Policy

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Bangladesh and Germany

Diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the Federal Republic of Germany were established in 1972. Our two countries can look at a longstanding and fruitful cooperation especially in the fields of development cooperation, trade and culture. If you are looking for more detailed information on the priority areas of our bilateral development cooperation, trade figures or cultural projects you will find them here.

Bilateral Relations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the 53rd Munich Security Conference. During the bilateral meeting both leaders discussed various issues relating to...

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

Foreign policy issues

Peace and freedom are the focal points of German foreign policy. They can only be guaranteed through cooperation in a spirit of trust and a fair balancing of interests with our partners in the United Nations, NATO, G8, OSCE and EU.

Politics & Foreign Policy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel