Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal was conferred with the honorary 'Great Wall Commemorative Medal' today, on behalf of the Chinese government.
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Yao Wen handed over the prestigious award and certificate to Asaduzzaman Khan at a cordial ceremony held at the conference room of the ministry here, said a release.
The Public Security Ministry of China Wang Xiaohong conveyed New Year wishes to the minister and congratulated him on his re-appointment as Home Minister of Bangladesh.
'The Great Wall Commemorative Medal' was established by the Ministry of Public Security of China in 2020, to be awarded especially to law enforcement officers from foreign countries who have made outstanding contributions towards protecting the safety of Chinese citizens.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal was given this award to strengthen the mutual relations between the two countries and the provision of security to the citizens of Bangladesh and China (living in Bangladesh), and to increase in law and order related security cooperation.
Secretary of Security Services Department, Inspector General of Bangladesh Police, Director General of BGB, chief officials of all departments and institutions under Ministry of Home Affairs and officials of Chinese Embassy in Dhaka were also present in the ceremony.