24 March 2016; The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Her Excellency Dunya Maumoon has sent a message of greetings to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, His Excellency Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, on the occasion of the Forty-Fifth Anniversary of Independence of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
“As the People’s Republic of Bangladesh celebrates the 45th Anniversary of its Independence, on behalf of the Government and the people of Maldives, it is my pleasure to extend warm greetings and sincere good wishes to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Bangladesh.
The warm neighbourly relations that exist between our two countries are founded on shared values, mutual understanding, close historical trade relations and goodwill. As members of SAARC and OIC, both our countries work towards common goals. I remain confident that these excellent ties of friendship between our two countries will be fortified in the years to come.
I wish continued peace, prosperity and progress for the people of Bangladesh.”