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Government, International Organizations

South Asian Association, Colombo Plan, Islamic Conference, SAARC, Commonwealth of Nations

Bangladesh is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and was admitted to the United Nations and its affiliated organizations in 1974. It also belongs to the Colombo Plan for Cooperative Economic and Social Development, headquartered in Sri Lanka. It is a member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), which was formed in 1985 largely at the initiative of Bangladeshi president Ziaur Rahman to provide a forum for regional issues, and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), which promotes solidarity among nations where Islam is an important religion.



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South Asian Association, Colombo Plan, Islamic Conference, SAARC, Commonwealth of Nations, Regional Cooperation, OIC, solidarity, Social Development, Sri Lanka, United Nations, forum, member

 
 

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