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Staff Reporter
The newly appointed envoys of Iran and Denmark presented their credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Wednesday.
The ambassadors are Winnie Estrup Petersen of Denmark and Mohammad Reza Nafar of Iran.
Welcoming the Danish envoy to Bangabhaban, the President said the relation between Bangladesh and Den-mark in the fields of trade and investment is very excellent, hoping that it will further be expanded during his assignment here.
Terming Bangladesh a country of huge potentials, Abdul Hamid stressed the importance of availing all possibilities in the interest of both the countries to boost businesses and trade ties.
He said Bangladesh is interested to increase the strategic partnership in different sectors, including climate change, environment and energy.
Praising the socio-economic development in various sectors of Bangladesh, Winnie Estrup Petersen said Den-mark is also interested to contribute to the journey of Bangladesh's development.
He also said Denmark is keen to invest in different sectors, including shipbuilding and renewable energy, in Bangladesh.
The Danish envoy hoped that the ties between these countries will further be expanded.
Welcoming Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Reza Nafar to Bangabhaban, the President said the relation be-tween the two countries in the fields of trade, investment, agriculture, transportation and tourism is very good.
He hoped that the new envoy will encourage their investors to invest in Bangladesh during his tenure here.
Secretaries concerned to the President and high officials of the Foreign Ministry were present.
Earlier, on their arrival at Bangabhaban, a smartly turned-out contingent of the horse-mounted President Guard Regiment (PGR) gave the envoys guards of honor as part of the ceremony.