Bangladesh is going to have a very good relation with Mexico in future. Mexican President confirmed it. “Mexico is keen to widen bilateral relations with Bangladesh,” Felipe de Jesos Calder n Hinojosa, President of the United Mexican States said this on January 20, in Mexico City while receiving Akramul Qader as the new Bangladesh Ambassador to Mexico with residence in Washington DC.
According to a message received here today, while presenting Letters of Credence, Ambassador Qader expressed his satisfaction for the privilege to serve as Bangladesh Ambassador to Mexico and conveyed the warm and profound greetings of President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the Mexican President.
Recognizing potentials in exploring new areas of cooperation
between the two friendly countries, Bangladesh Ambassador expressed his intention to work to further strengthen the relationship both in depth and dimension.
The Mexican President stressed that apart from fighting climate change, both countries could work together in the field of poverty alleviation and other areas which would eventually lead to peace and prosperity.
The Bangladesh Ambassador also congratulated Mexican President for successfully organizing the COP 16.
On behalf of the President, he also invited the Mexican
President to visit Bangladesh. The President of Mexico wished a
successful tour of duty for the Bangladesh Ambassador.
Ambassador Qader was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Rifat
Sultana Akram. During the ceremony, Ambassador Patricia Espinosa
Cantellano, Minister for Foreign Affairs and high dignitaries
Following the presentation, a smartly turned out military
contingent played the national anthem of Bangladesh. Immediately
after the ceremony, Bangladesh Ambassador had the opportunity to
talk to the Press. He informed them about on-going development
programs under the present democratic government of Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina, stressed on closer bilateral ties, and
mentioned about the trade delegation Mexican Government intends
to send to Bangladesh soon while expressing recent upward trend
in trade relations between the two countries.
After the ceremony, the Mexican President hosted a lunch in
honor of the Ambassadors who presented Letters of Credence.
Members of the diplomatic corps were also in attendance. While
welcoming the new Ambassadors, President Calderon urged them to
treat Mexico as their own home. Held at the National Palace, 16
non-resident and 16 resident Ambassadors presented Letters of
Credence on the day.
Dhaka, Jan 21 (BSS)