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Senior political and community leaders met H.E. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador-designate to Italy, Montenegro and Serbia on 25 November 2020. During the courtesy meeting held at the auditorium of the Embassy, they warmly welcomed the new Ambassador for his new assignment. The Ambassador thanked them for welcoming him and deeply appreciated their readiness to extend their support and cooperation to the Mission and assured to consider their proposals for improving consular and welfare services in line with the expatriate-friendly policies of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Mr. Mahtab Hossain, veteran freedom fighter, former & founding President of Italy Awami League, Mr. KM Lokman Hussain, former Vice President, All European Awami League, Mr. Aftab Bapari, President, Bangladesh Samity, among others, were present. Officers of the Embassy were also in attendance.



Mr. Md. Hassan Iqbal, General Secretary of Italy Awami League, accompanied by Mr. Habib Chowdhury, Vice President, Italy Awami League, Mr. Md. Jashimuddin, Vice President, Italy Awami League and leaders of the front organizations of Italy Awami League, met H.E. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador-designate to Italy, Montenegro and Serbia on 25 November 2020 at the auditorium of the Embassy. Mr. Mohammed Idrish Farazy, President Italy Awami League, could not join but conveyed message from Bangladesh. The Ambassador sincerely thanked them for welcoming him and gave a patient hearing to their expectations and demands specially in respect of improving consular and welfare services. The Ambassador sought their continued support and cooperation to ensure service delivery and to promote and project the country in line with the directives of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Officers of the Embassy were also present.


H.E. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador-designate to Italy, Montenegro and Serbia and his wife Mrs. Pandora Chowdhury, were warmly received at the Fiumicino Airport on 20 October 2020 by the Officers of the Embassy of Bangladesh Embassy in Rome and Bangladesh Consul General in Milan Mr. Iqbal Ahmed. Mr. Eugenio Bortolusso, Segretario di Legazione, Protocol Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of Italy warmly welcomed the new Envoy on behalf of the host Government and wished a successful tour of duty and pleasant stay of the new Ambassador who served earlier at the Embassy as Counsellor/Minister from 2004-2008.


Bangladesh Ambassador attends FAO High-Level Event to commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.



H.E. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador-designate to Italy and Permanent Representative-designate to FAO, WFP and IFAD, Rome attended FAO High-Level Event to Commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change on invitation. Held on a zoom platform on 14 December,2020, the focus of the event was the role of the agricultural sector in achieving the Paris Agreement and building back better. Mr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) made opening remarks while the panelists participated at the discussion segment. Keynote speech was given by Ms. Laurence Tubiana, former High-Level Climate Champion for COP21 French Presidency.

Bangladesh is one of the first countries to sign and ratify the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recently called on global leaders to step up efforts to meet the goals set under the Paris Agreement with a stark reminder of the threat of climate change. Under the legally-binding international treaty signed on 12 December, 2015, 196 countries agreed to limit the average rise in global temperatures to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius and ideally to 1.5C above pre-industrial times. It entered into force on 4 November, 2016. Under the leadership of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh already emerged as a “global leader” on climate adaptation measures.


Bangladesh Ambassador attends Christmas and New Year Greetings Ceremony hosted by the Italian President.



H.E. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan Ambassador-designate to Italy attended the Christmas and New Year Greetings Ceremony along with the members of the Diplomatic Corps hosted by President of the Italian Republic H.E. Mr. Sergio Matarella. Held on a zoom platform on 18 December,2020, the traditional ceremony took place at the Quirinale Palace. After the welcoming address by the Apostolic Nuncio H.E. Mons. Emil Paul Tscherrig, President Mr. Mattarella delivered his statement. The President said that the people around the world wanted a new start in 2021 after the Covid-19 emergency and expressed hope that all of the governments of the world would be able to work for a better future. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Luigi Di Maio and representatives from the Senate of the Republic and the Chamber of Deputies also took part to the ceremony, among others.



Construction of the mega-structure enables local companies and enterprises to exhibit their capacity and quality.


ইতালির রোমে বাংলাদেশ দূতাবাস কর্তৃক যথাযোগ্য মর্যাদায় মুজিব জন্মশতবর্ষে মহান বিজয় দিবসের ৪৯তম বার্ষিকী উদযাপন করা হয়েছে।


কোভিড-১৯ সংকটময় পরিস্থিতির প্রেক্ষিতে ১৬ ডিসেম্বর স্থানীয় সময় সকালে দূতাবাসে অনুষ্ঠানটি ডিজিটাল মাধ্যমে অনুষ্ঠিত হয়।


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