BSS-52 Bangladesh envoy presents credentials to Greek President

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Bangladesh envoy presents credentials to Greek President

DHAKA, Oct 24, 2020 (BSS) – Bangladesh Ambassador to Greece Ashud
Ahmed presented his credentials on Friday to the Greek President
Katerina Sakellaropoulou at a ceremony in Athens.

During an exclusive meeting held between the President and the
Ambassador following the presentation of the credentials, the
President congratulated and felicitated the Ambassador for taking over
the important assignment, a foreign ministry press release said here
this evening.

Mentioning about the existing excellent bilateral relations between
Bangladesh and Greece, the Ambassador expressed his commitment to
contribute towards further strengthening the bilateral relations
through identifying new areas of mutual cooperation for the benefit of
the two friendly countries.

The envoy described different prospective sectors of Bangladesh
including ship building, tourism, recycling and energy for
consideration of the Greek investors and business community mentioning
about various facilities and incentives being offered by the incumbent
business friendly government.

The Ambassador suggested the President that a business delegation
can accompany the Foreign Minister during his reciprocal bilateral
visit to Bangladesh at a mutually convenient time so that the two
business communities can see for themselves the potential areas for
investment and business development.

Briefing the President about the burden Bangladesh has been bearing
for the last four years by giving shelter to 1.1 million forcefully
displaced Myanmar’s Rohingya people on humanitarian ground, the
Ambassador sought Greek support for early repatriation of the Myanmar
nationals continuously being persecuted in their homeland in western
Rakhine province of Myanmar.

Greek President expressed her happiness over the existing business
and investment potentials in Bangladesh for exploring by the two
business communities.

She conveyed her regards for the President and the Prime Minister
of Bangladesh wishing them good health and peace and prosperity of the
country.

The Greek Deputy Foreign Minister and the Secretary General of the
Presidency were present during the Presidential audience.

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