FM brings up the 1971 genocide with Pakistan’s ambassador.

Foreign minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday raised the issue of genocide committed by Pakistan military during the War of Liberation in 1971 during his courtesy meeting with high commissioner of Pakistan to Bangladesh Syed Ahmed Maroof.

‘Naturally, there was a discussion about the genocide that took place here in 1971. I also shared my personal sufferings,’ minister Hasan told reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while responding to a question.

Bangladesh seeks an official apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed during the 1971 Liberation War in Bangladesh.

During the meeting, both sides emphasised that cooperation could be expanded in trade and commerce, agricultural cooperation, and people-to-people contact, according to the MoFA.

They also agreed to work together at the United Nations and other International Organisations to promote common interests

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