Philippines and Bangladesh
The Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh celebrate 51 years of formal diplomatic. The two countries established diplomatic relations on February 24, 1972.
Bangladeshi Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni met with Philippine Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte in November 2022 to discuss promoting reforms in the education sector.
Born in Manila, Dr. Carmen Lamagna is the first woman Vice-Chancellor in Bangladesh. She is the current Vice-Chancellor and President of the American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB).
There are 585 Filipinos in Bangladesh.
The distance between the Philippines and Bangladesh is 3,371 kilometers.
The total trade between the two countries is US$ 1452.6 million (2022). Bangladesh’s total export to the Philippines is US$ 104 million (2022).
There is only one Philippine President who visited Bangladesh and that was Fidel V. Ramos in 1997.
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