President M Abdul Hamid called for strengthening bilateral ties with Brazil as the newly appointed Bangladesh Ambassador to Brazil Sadia Faizunnesa paid a courtesy call with him at Bangabhaban.
"During the meeting, the President said there is ample scope to develop bilateral relations with Brazil . . . as well as increase trade and investment," President's Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin briefed the newsmen later this evening.
President Hamid assured her of providing necessary support as the ambassador sought guidance and necessary cooperation from him in doing the assignment in Brazil.
President's Office Secretary Sampad Barua, Military Secretary Major General SM Salah Uddin Islam and Secretary (attachment) Md Wahidul Islam Khan were also present there.