President of the Islamic Republic of Iran stated that relations between Iran and Bangladesh have always been friendly and expressed hope that these relations further deepen in bilateral and international fields.
Speaking on Sunday in a meeting with the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Tehran while receiving his letter of credence, President Hassan Rouhani said, “Tehran and Dhaka have many common cultural points and we are ready to develop our economic, political and cultural relations”.
He also went on to appreciate the Bangladeshi nation and government for hosting Rohingya Muslims and expressed Iran’s willingness to help the refugees.
At the same meeting, the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Tehran AFM Gousal Azam Sarker presented his letter of credence to Dr Rouhani and said, “My mission is deepening relations between the two countries”.
“The two countries’ cooperation has been based on long-standing relations and close cultural roots and stances in international stages,” he said.
He also went on to invite Dr Rouhani to attend the coming D8 Summit on behalf of his country’s high-ranking officials.