Envoys of six countries present credentials to President

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Dhaka, April 10: Envoys of six different countries presented their credentials to President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday at Bangabhaban.The envoys are-Gambian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Jainaba Jagne, non-resident ambassadors -Ariel Andrade Galindo of El Salvador, Fatoumata Balde of Guinea, Daniel Chuburu of Argentina, Julius Pranevicius of Lithuania and Muhamed Cengic of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Principal Information Officer Mohammad Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the ceremony.

Welcoming the envoys, Hamid said Bangladesh is interested to strengthen bi-lateral relationship alongside multi-lateral relationship, Mohammad Joynal Abedin quoted the President as saying.

He called upon the envoys to take effective measures to utilize the potential sectors of their respective countries for mutual benefit alongside strengthening the diplomatic relationship.

Mentioning Bangladesh as the potential country for tourism, the President said Bangladesh has the world’s largest sea beach in Cox’s Bazar and the Sundarbans which is the part of World Heritage.

He also sought the cordial support from the envoys to uphold the tourism potentials of Bangladesh.

The envoys expressed hope that bilateral relations with Bangladesh will be strengthened in the days to come.

Praising the socio-economic development of Bangladesh, they sought the President’s cooperation in discharging their duties.

Secretaries concerned to the President and high officials of the Foreign Ministry were present.

Earlier, on their arrival at Bangabhaban, a smartly turned-out contingent of the horse-mounted President Guard Regiment (PGR) gave the envoys guards of honour as part of the ceremony.