US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas today said Washington will work closely with the new Bangladesh government in the areas of commerce, climate change and Rohingya issue in the coming days.
"I look forward in the coming months to working closely (with Bangladesh) to advance our mutual interest," he told reporters after his maiden meeting with newly appointed foreign minister Dr Hasan Mahmud at the foreign ministry.
He added it was an opportunity to talk about the future of the US-Bangladesh relationship.
"We talked about the future of Bangladesh-US relationship and how we will work together on issues of mutual important areas such as expanding business opportunities and Rohingyas" he said.
Hass did not take any questions from the journalists.
Later, the Foreign Minister met EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley.