Newly appointed Charge d’ Affaires (CDA) of Oman Abdul Ghaffar Bin Abdul Karim Al-Bulushi has appreciated Bangladesh’s development and uplifting of the lifestyle of its people.
While submitting his letter of credence to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen at his office on Sunday, Karima was highly appreciative about the role of the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in steering the country towards development.
The Foreign Minister congratulated him as the new envoy of Oman to Bangladesh with the rank of Minister Plenipotentiary.
He thanked the Omani government for quickly sending a highly qualified diplomat as the CDA.
The CDA expressed his gratitude for the kind support and assistance extended to him from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka.
The CDA recalled with appreciation the role of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in giving an identity to the people of Bangladesh.
Dr Momen commended the judicious role and leadership of late Sultan Qaboos to the development of modern Oman.
He expressed his gratitude to the Sultanate of Oman for hosting over half a million of expatriate workers who have been diligently contributing to both the countries’ economic development.
The minister also urged the CDA to undertake new and emerging areas of cooperation like environment and climate change, agriculture and food security, blue economy and enhanced trade between the two countries.
The CDA listened to him carefully and apprised the minister about the great contributions made by Bangladeshi workforce in Oman.
He expressed his commitment that he would dedicate his office to the exploration and expansion of the cooperative areas that the minister suggested.
The Foreign Minister assured him of all possible cooperation during the discharge of his duties.
He also presented a token gift to the CDA and wished him a productive tenure.