Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bangladesh)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bengali: পররাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়; Pronounced: Pòrôrāshtro Mōntronàlôy), abbreviated as MOFA, is the Bangladeshi state ministry which oversees foreign relations of Bangladesh.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
পররাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়
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Agency overview
Formed14 April 1971
JurisdictionGovernment of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Minister responsible
Agency executives
Parent departmentBangladesh House of the Nation

Fundamental foreign policy of BangladeshEdit

The State shall base its international relations on the principles of respect for national sovereignty and equality, non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, peaceful settlements of international disputes, and respect for international law and the principles enunciated in the United Nations Charter, and on the basis of those principles shall;

  • Strive for the renunciation of the use of force in international relations and for general and complete disarmament;
  • Uphold the right of every people freely to determine and build up its own social, economic and political system by ways and means of its own free choice; and
  • Support oppressed peoples throughout the world waging a just struggle against imperialism colonialism or racialism.

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