Bangladesh and France celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations
Bangladesh and France marked the celebration of 50 years of their diplomatic relations by issuing commemorative stamps in both Dhaka and Paris. Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, and French Ambassador to Bangladesh Marie Masdupuy released the commemorative stamp in Dhaka. In contrast, French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna and Bangladesh’s Ambassador to France Khondker M. Talha did the same in Paris.
Bangladesh and France established their diplomatic relations in 1972 with France recognizing Bangladesh as an independent State on 14 February 1972.