On the occasion of the celebration of fifty years of Bangladesh-Japan diplomatic relations, the CBGA has undertaken a study on “Fifty Years of Bangladesh-Japan Relations: Towards New Prospects and Possibilities”. The findings of the study has been published as a working paper to commemorate the occasion of the golden jubilee of the independence of Bangladesh and the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and Japan. The Working Paper aims to review and rediscover Bangladesh-Japan relations in the backdrop of its fifty years of history of friendship and partnership. It looks ahead of further consolidating the relations by focusing on new horizons and prospects. It argues that Bangladesh and Japan need to emphasize comprehensive partnership in the era of puzzling
currents of globalization and geopolitics.