Bangladesh has introduced to raise a decades-long journey ban to Israel, a transfer welcomed by the Jewish state which referred to as upon Dhaka to ascertain diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv for the good thing about the individuals of the 2 nations.
Bangladeshi passports earlier had a clause written on them that stated “This Passport is valid for all countries of the world except Israel”, however the authorities on Saturday determined to take away “except Israel” from the doc making it legitimate for the complete world.
Israel has welcomed Bangladesh’s determination to take away the journey ban.
“Great news! #Bangladesh has removed the travel ban to Israel. This is a welcome step & I call on the Bangladeshi government to move forward and establish diplomatic ties with #Israel so both our peoples could benefit & prosper,” Deputy Director General at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gilad Cohen tweeted.
Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says they’re bringing the adjustments to make sure that the passports meet the “international standards”.
In the Israel-Palestine battle of eight a long time, Bangladesh has all alongside stridently supported the Palestinians” trigger. It has by no means recognised the existence of Israel, and so the 2 nations shouldn’t have diplomatic relations.
Mr Kamal stated that the transfer “does not mean that there has been a change in Bangladesh’s position” relating to Israel.
Israel has normalised its ties with the Muslim-majority UAE, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan between September and December of 2020.