Ambassador-designate of Bangladesh to Sweden Md Nazmul Islam has made a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the capital.
During the meeting on Thursday, the President asked the ambassador to take necessary steps to ensure the welfare of Bangladeshi expatriates in Sweden.
President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.
Hamid also asked the envoy to take steps to create labour market for Bangladeshi skilled manpower in Sweden and increase trade and investment relations between the two countries, reports UNB.
Secretaries concerned to the President were present on the occasion.