Bangladesh–Cyprus relations

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Bangladesh-Cyprus relations
Map indicating locations of Bangladesh and Cyprus



Bangladesh–Cyprus relations refer to the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Cyprus. Neither country has a resident ambassador. Both the countries are members of Non-Aligned Movement, Commonwealth of Nations [1] Relations between the two countries have remained cordial with both the countries showing willingness to strengthen it further.[2]

Cooperation in education[edit]

Bangladesh and Cyprus have been cooperating each other in the education sector.[3] A number of Bangladeshi students get admitted into Cypriot universities to seek entrance in the European job market.[4][5]

Economic cooperation[edit]

Bangladesh and Cyprus have shown interest to expand the existing bilateral economic activities between the two countries and have been working in this regard.[6][7] Bangladeshi ready made garments, pharmaceuticals, leather and leather products have been identified as having good potential in the Cypriot market.[8][9]


Bangladesh sent two captive born female elephants to Paphos zoo. The Asian elephants were reared by Bangladesh Forest Development Corporation.[10][11]


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  2. ^ "Cyprus effusive about B'desh's success in socioeconomic field". UNB Connect. 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Recruit more seamen". The Daily Star. 2006-08-31. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  4. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2013-06-21). "President for increasing trade ties Cyprus". News Today. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  5. ^ "President for increasing trade ties with Cyprus". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  6. ^ "Cyprus envoy calls on PM". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  7. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2013-06-20). "President for increasing trade ties with Cyprus". Daily Sun. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  8. ^ "President for boosting trade ties between Bangladesh and Cyprus". New Age. 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  9. ^ "President for boosting B'desh-Cyprus trade ties". UNB Connect. 2013-06-20. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  10. ^ Staff Correspondent. "Dhaka's gift for Cyprus". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2015-07-02. 
  11. ^ Browne, Bejay. "Zoo owner says he did not assault animal activist". A Cyprus Mail Company Ltd. Retrieved 2015-07-02.