DHAKA Resident Ambassador of Algeria to Bangladesh Rabah Larbi presented his credential to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here this afternoon.
Welcoming the envoy to Bangladesh, the President expressed satisfaction over the existing excellent bilateral relation between the two brotherly countries, President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS after the ceremony.
During the meeting, the President recalled the Algeria's contribution to Bangladesh soon after her independence and the historic visit of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to Algiers in September 1973.
The President thanked the government of Algeria for reopening its embassy in Dhaka, saying that through this the existing bilateral ties between the two countries would now reach to a new height in days to come.
Bangladesh reopened its Embassy in Algeria on October 2016 and Algeria had also reopened their mission in Bangladesh in 2019.
The President hoped that during his assignment in Dhaka, the existing bilateral relations in the fields of trade and investment between the two countries would be expanded more in days to come.
The new envoy sought all-out cooperation in discharging his duties in Bangladesh and the President assured him of providing all necessary support to him.
Earlier, on his arrival at Bangabhaban, a smartly turned-out contingent of the horse-mounted President Guard Regiment (PGR) gave the envoy a guard of honour as part of the ceremony.
Later in the evening, the newly appointed Bangladesh ambassador to Jordan Nahida Sobhan paid a courtesy call on the President at Bangabhaban here this evening.
Noting that the existing bilateral relation between Bangladesh and Jordan is very excellent, the President asked the envoy to work for properly utilizing the commerce and investment potentials of the two countries.
During her assignment in Jordan, the mutual cooperation between the two states, especially exporting Bangladesh's manpower to Jordan would be enhanced, the head of the state hoped.
Secretaries concerned to the President and high officials of the Foreign Ministry were present there.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)