The new Ambassador of Iran Mr. Mansour Chavoshi paid a courtesy call on State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam.
The State Minister welcomed the new Ambassador of Iran and congratulated him on his appointment as Ambassador of Iran to Bangladesh. He mentioned that all possible support will be extended to the Ambassador during his tenure in Bangladesh. Bangladesh and Iran enjoy excellent relations in bilateral as well as multilateral forums. The people of Bangladesh and Iran have strong historical and cultural bondage. There are ample scopes to strengthen further the two countries’ economic, trade, and investment relations. He requested for exchange of high-level visits and more engagements in the medical, food processing, ICT, and energy sectors.
The Ambassador of Iran thanked the State Minister for receiving him at his office. He said that the Government of Iran is sincere in enhancing economic relations with Bangladesh. He expressed that he is pleased to be an Ambassador of Iran in Bangladesh. He said that Iran is ready to cooperate with Bangladesh in the medical, engineering, and energy sector for the mutual benefit of the people of Bangladesh and Iran. The State Minister briefed the Ambassador about the impressive economic growth of Bangladesh under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He expressed that there is a lot of opportunities for Iran to invest in the Special Economic Zones of Bangladesh. The Ambassador highly appreciates the Government of Bangladesh for its continued economic success and social development.