Bangladesh–Ireland relations

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Bangladesh–Ireland relations



Bangladesh–Ireland relations refer to the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Ireland. Diplomatic relations between the two countries have been identified friendly with both the countries working towards strengthening it further.[1]

Economic cooperation[edit]

Bangladesh and Ireland have shown mutual interest to expand the bilateral economic activities between the two countries[2] and both the countries have recognized necessary measures to expand the existing trade and investment.[3] Many Irish firms have expressed their interests to invest in Bangladesh in the promising sectors.[4][5]

In 2009, an Irish trade delegation headed by former Irish Minister for investment and coordination Conor Lenihan paid a visit to Bangladesh to explore potential ways for increasing bilateral trade and investment.[6] Ireland has shown interest to recruit skilled IT professionals from Bangladesh.[7]


  1. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2013-06-13). "President urges Ireland to open consular office in Dhaka". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  2. ^ "President urges Ireland to open consular office in Dhaka". The Financial Express. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  3. ^ "Hamid urges Ireland to open consular office in Dhaka". UNB Connect. 2013-06-13. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  4. ^ "President urges Ireland to open consular office in Dhaka". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  5. ^ "Ireland urged to open consular office in Dhaka". News Today. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  6. ^ "Bangladesh-Ireland relations discussed". The Daily Star. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  7. ^ ": Bangladesh Ireland relations discussed 16 April, 2009". Bangladesh Today. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2014-01-27.