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Momen presents credentials to Peruvian president

DHAKA, May 23, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen has presented credentials to Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski as he has been concurrently appointed as the country's ambassador to the Latin American nation.

According to a foreign office statement, Momen presented his credentials to Kuczynski at the Presidential Palace in Lima, the capital of Peru in a ceremony attended by their foreign minister Richardo Luna.

"Prior to presentation of his credentials, Ambassador Masud attended the ceremonial Guard of Honor," it said.

Momen conveyed him the best wishes of President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and said Bangladesh was keen to promote friendly relations with Peru based on shared values of democracy, development and social justice.

The envoy said geographic barrier should never stand in the way of growing friendship and promoting trade relations between South Asian Bangladesh and Latin American Peru.

He applauded Peru's achievements in social and economic sectors particularly in socio-economic development under his leadership and briefed the Peruvian President about the recent economic progress of Bangladesh under Sheikh Hasina's leadership.

Momen extended an invitation to him to visit Bangladesh at his convenience.

Ambassadors of 14 countries presented their credentials to the Peru's President on the same day.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)