Growing the bonds that link Singapore and Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Singapore have been enjoying friendly ties since the establishment of diplomatic relations in early 1972. Our friendship is rooted in common values and shared aspirations.

I personally admire the spectacular socio-economic development that Singapore achieved during the past few decades. With having almost similar per capita gross domestic product (GDP) with its other Asian neighbours in the 1960s, Singapore is now one of the richest countries in the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 12, 2018, with the headline 'Growing the bonds that link S'pore and Bangladesh'. Subscribe