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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout of Secretary-General's meeting with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Istanbul, Turkey, 9 May 2011

The Secretary-General met with H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on the margins of the Fourth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries in Istanbul today. The discussion focused on the importance of the conference.

The Secretary-General commended the Prime Minister for Bangladesh's work on disaster risk reduction and on food security. He also thanked the Prime Minister for her country's troop contribution to UN Peacekeeping Operations. They also discussed climate change and sustainable development.

Readouts on 9 May 2011