The Bangladeshi High Commissioner to the Maldives Professor Selina Mohsin has paid a courtesy call on President Nasheed, this morning.

Speaking at the meeting, the President expressed the strong wish to maintain and expand friendly relations and reinforce mutually beneficial cooperation between the Maldives and Bangladesh. He also conveyed his congratulations to the newly elected Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Mrs Sheikh Hasina on the remarkable victory of Awami League alliance in the parliamentary elections. The President had also sent a letter of congratulations to Mrs Sheikh Hasina following her election as Prime Minister.

The High Commissioner commended President Nasheed for his efforts to foster democratic reforms in the Maldives.

The President was accompanied in the meeting by the Special Envoy of the President Mr Ibrahim Hussain Zaki.