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Ziauddin presents credentials to the President of Guyana

DHAKA, Dec 17, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Ambassador to US Mohammad Ziauddin has presented his credentials to David Arthur Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on Wednesday in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana.

As the first ambassador of Bangladesh to Guyana (non-resident), President Granger welcomed the ambassador in his office and received his credential papers, according to a message received here today.

Second Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge and Director General of the ministry Ambassador Audrey Waddell, among others, were present on the occasion.

Chief of Protocol of the host Government escorted Ambassador Ziauddin to the "State House of Guyana", the official residence of the President.

During the ceremony, Ambassador Ziauddin conveyed the warm greetings of President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the President of Guyana and also their earnest invitation to visit Bangladesh in near future.

Highlighting the best of relations enjoyed by Bangladesh and Guyana, Ambassador Ziauddin said that Guyana has been a time tested, trusted and reliable partner in the development and progress of Bangladesh.

"It is now time to explore the untapped potentials of our two countries for further development of the peoples" he added.

Ambassador Ziauddin also specified that his prime objective is to strengthen cooperation and overall relationship of the two countries.

In response, the President said that the two countries would continue to work together in strengthening the bilateral relations and for achieving common goals.

Earlier, Ambassador Ziauddin called on Foreign Minister of Guyana Carl Greenidge.

During the hour-long meeting, they discussed the ways to strengthening the bilateral relations and for achieving common goals of the two countries, the message added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)