PV Desk : Bangladesh will host the 10th summit of the Developing-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8 Summit) in April, 2020.

D-8 Secretary General Ambassador Jaafar Ku Shaari said this in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office on Thursday (Oct 31).

After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters.

Bangladesh will take on the next chairmanship of the D-8 at the upcoming Dhaka Summit.

Bangladesh will be the Chairman of D-8 during the birth centenary year of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2020 and the golden jubilee of independence in 2021.

Ambassador Jaafar said economic cooperation among the D-8 member countries will be strengthened further.

He also hoped that the Dhaka Declaration will come up with new ideas and innovations.