Outgoing Saudi envoy meets PM

Outgoing Saudi envoy meets PM

Outgoing Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Abdullah Bin HM Al-Mutairi pays his farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban office on Monday, Apr 29, 2019. Photo: PID

Dhaka, Apr 29 : Outgoing Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Abdullah Bin HM Al-Mutairi paid his farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban office on Monday evening.

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting.

The Prime Minister congratulated the Saudi ambassador for successfully completing his tenure in Bangladesh, telling him that he can consider Bangladesh as his own country.

She said Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia have historical relations. “Saudi Arabia enjoys a special place in the hearts of Bangladeshis,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina recalled her four visits to Saudi Arabia made during the tenure of the ambassador here and thanked him for playing a key role in arranging the tours.

She conveyed her compliments to Saudi King and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The Saudi ambassador thanked the Prime Minister for extending cooperation to him during his tenure in Bangladesh.

He expressed satisfaction over the existing bilateral relations between the two countries. “The relationship reached a new height and it’ll continue to strength,” he added.

PM’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin and Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Mosih were present on the occasion.

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