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Saudi team attaches trust in Dhaka's probe into Khalaf's killing
 
DHAKA, April 4 (BSS)- Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh Dr Abdullah Bin Naser Al-Busairi today said his government has full confidence in the investigation carrying out by Bangladesh government into the incident of killing of Saudi embassy official Khalaf Al Ali in Dhaka last month.

In a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the PM's official residence Gonobhaban here this evening, the envoy said the incident would not cast any effect on the relations between the two countries, PM's Deputy Press Secretary Bijan Lal Deb told reporters after the meeting.

Visiting eight-member delegation comprising Saudi home and foreign ministry officials accompanied the envoy.

"Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia share a deep and historic bilateral ties based on social, cultural and religious values, " the envoy said and added they are satisfied with the
investigation process of the Bangladesh government.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated her government's firm commitment to identify the culprits through proper investigation into the regretful killing, and urged for help of the Saudi government with necessary experts and information to this end.

She said the home ministry remains active to find out the clue of the incident and arrest the killers and she (PM) herself is keeping a constant touch with the investigation.

Ambassador at-Large M Ziauddin, PM's Principal Secretary Sheikh M Wahid-Uz Zaman and PM's special assistant Abdus Sobhan Golap were present.

Earlier, visiting British parliament member Richard Fuller called on Prime Minister and discussed on a range of issues including Bangladesh's initiative to address the Autism.

He praised the government initiative particularly of PM's daughter Saima Hossain Putul to make people aware of the neural development disorder of children and their care.

Fuller informed the Prime Minister that they have undertaken a plan to establish a special education and care centre in Bangladesh under the auspices of the Asian Parents Association (APASENTH) for care of the disabled children with the support of All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).

The center will be established in Sylhet and later to be expanded in other areas of the country.
 
 
 
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