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Nine envoys present credentials to President

Eight non-resident ambassadors and a high-commissioner presented their credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday.

Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.

Ambassador of Romania to Bangladesh, India and Nepal Daniela Sezonov Tane, Estonian ambassador Katrin Kivi, Irish ambassador Brendan Ward, Rwanda ambassador MUKANGIRA Jacqueline, ambassador of Mauritania Mohammed Ahmed Salem Mohamed Rara, Argentine ambassador Hugo Kavier GOBBI, Kazak ambassador Nurlan Zhalgasbayev, ambassador of Dominican Republic David Emmanuel Puig Buchel and high commissioner of Nigeria Ahmed Sule presented their credentials.

Welcoming the new ambassadors, President Hamid hoped that they would work for the development of their respective countries’ relations with Bangladesh during their tenure.

Mentioning the main motto of Bangladesh’s foreign policy, ‘Friendship to all, malice to none’, the president said Bangladesh attaches importance to developing relations with all countries of the world.

Secretary to the President’s Office Sampad Barua, Military Secretary Major General SM Salah Uddin Islam, Press Secretary Joynal Abedin were present on the occasion.

Earlier, a smartly turned out contingent of the Presidential Guard Regiment presented the Guard of Honor to the new envoys.

Source: United News of Bangladesh