Bangladesh Ambassador presents credentials to President of Vietnam. Bangladesh Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Ms. Samina Naz presented her Credentials to the Hon’ble President of Vietnam Mr. Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi today.
The Credentials programme took place in a traditional ceremonial manner. A guard of honour was presented in honour of the Ambassador at the time of her arrival at the Presidential Palace by a motorcade.
The Bangladesh Ambassador was accepted by the Vietnam President at the Ceremonial Lounge of the Presidential Palace with due Protocol and Ceremony. After presenting the Credential to the President, in the meeting the President welcomed the new Bangladesh Ambassador and assured of the cooperation of his Office as well as the Government of Vietnam in discharging her tour of duties.
The President expressed his satisfaction in the existing bilateral relations and hoped that in her tenure, the friendly relationship between the two countries would be more strengthened.
The Ambassador expressed her sincere thanks to the President for accepting her as the Bangladesh Ambassador. Paying tribute to great Vietnam Leader, Ho Chi Minh, she told that she brought the message of good will and friendship of Hon’ble President, Hon’ble Prime Minister and people of Bangladesh for continued growth and welfare of Vietnamese people. She recalled the similarity of independence struggle both the countries have, Bangladesh under the leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Vietnam under Ho Chi Minh’s leadership.
The Ambassador reiterated that she would work closely to deepen the bonds of relations the two countries have in the fields of agriculture, trade and commerce, pharmaceutical, education, culture, etc. as well as she would further undertake efforts to tap the potentials those have not explored yet to take the relationship to a higher level. She said that Bangladesh is keen to share with Vietnam Bangladesh’s experience and achievements in the areas of poverty reduction, disaster management and achieving the MDGs and now working for SDGs.
Ms. Samina Naz recalled the Vietnam visit of Hon’ble President of Bangladesh in August 2015 and she warmly requested the Vietnamese President to visit Bangladesh in early 2018. It may be noted that an invitation letter from Bangladesh President was handed over during the first Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) held in Dhaka in August 2017.
It may be mentioned that Ms. Samina Naz arrived in Hanoi and assumed her responsibilities as Ambassador of Bangladesh on 25th August 2017. She was accompanied by the Counsellor of the Mission during the Credential ceremony.