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FM urges expats in Africa to avoid unnecessary travel 

Diplomatic Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2021-12-01 14:10:04
FM urges expats in Africa to avoid unnecessary travel 

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen called upon the expatriates from South African countries not to travel back to Bangladesh unnecessarily. 

He said: "They can return home in case of any emergency, but will have to undergo a 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine as part of the government measures to deal with the new African variant."

Dr Momen was replying to a query at a media briefing on the World Peace Conference to be held in Dhaka from 4-5 December. 

He also said that no delegates from South Africa are coming to the World Peace Conference. 

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam said some participants will join virtually from different parts of the world.

Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen also attended the event.

President Abdul Hamid is expected inaugurate the World Peace Conference virtually, while Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the closing ceremony as the chief guest.

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