Bangladesh envoy presents credentials to Turkish President

Diplomatic Correspondent

17 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Turkey Mosud Mannan presented his credentials to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday following a traditional and auspicious ceremony.

During the presentation of credentials, the ambassador was accompanied by his spouse Nuzhat Amin Mannan, Deputy Chief of Mission Md. Rais Hasan Sarower and Defence Attaché Brigadier General Md. Rashed  Iqbal.

The credential ceremony was then followed by a cordial meeting between the President and the Ambassador, where the high officials of the Turkish Presidency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey were present including Senior Advisor to the President Ibrahim Kalin, Director of the Communication Directorate of Turkey Fahrettin Altunand, Director General of South Asia of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Riza HakanTekin.

The Ambassador conveyed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the greetings and best wishes of the President and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, to which he warmly reciprocated.

The Ambassador reiterated the invitation of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to the Turkish President to visit Dhaka during the celebration of the birth centenary of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in March 2021.

The President fondly recalled his recent meeting with the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, during his visit to Turkey in September this year to inaugurate the Bangladesh Embassy Complex, terming it very productive.

He reiterated his sentiment that both countries hold enormous potentials in the arena of bilateral trade to explore and a 2-billion target, which was mutually set earlier, could easily be achieved.