Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said his ministry is putting emphasis on public diplomacy as part of its effort to uphold Bangladesh as a land of opportunity to the outside world.
He was addressing a function at the Foreign Service Academy in the city.
Dr Momen said Bangladesh and Bangabandhu are inseparable and the government wants to highlight it globally.
He said the government wants the world to know more about Bangabandhu's sacrifice for the people of his country and his dedication.
Dr Momen mentioned that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recently introduced Public Diplomacy wing giving importance to public diplomacy.
He hoped people from individual position will play a role in boosting Bangladesh's image abroad.
Dr Momen said the government wants to make the best use of potential that the huge young force holds in the country.
He urged all to work for the people and the country following the individuals who played significant contributions in various fields.
The Foreign Minister handed over "WHO's WHO Bangladesh Award 2020" to 11 prominent personalities.