DHAKA, Bangladesh - According to Agriculture Minister Md Abdur Razzaque, there are no cases of human rights violations in the country.
On Sunday, he spoke to the journalists after meeting with outgoing U.S. Ambassador Earl R Miller at the Secretariat.
According to the minister, he informed the U.S. team that the country's human rights situation was good.
"The U.S. is emphasizing the human rights situation in Bangladesh. They have lauded the government for successfully exterminating militancy from the country. In some places, law enforcers may have made some mistakes, for which 190 RAB officers have been punished.
"The ambassador will return to the U.S. to discuss the issue with senior government officials. So, the ban is lifted quickly," he said.
According to the agriculture minister, Bangladesh and the United States have a long history of agricultural cooperation.
According to U.S. Ambassador Earl R Miller, agricultural trade between the two countries has recently expanded significantly.
He believed that cooperation between Dhaka and Washington in the agricultural sector would strengthen in the coming days.