Spanish Ambassador to Bangladesh Francisco de Asis Benitez Salas met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban Thursday.
The Spanish envoy handed over a letter of greeting from the king of Spain on the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and Spain, President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told the media.
Calling Spain one of Bangladesh's development partners, President Hamid hoped that the bilateral cooperation between the counties in trade and tourism would be further expanded.
The president also hoped that Spain would continue to pressure Myanmar to create conditions for the repatriation of Rohingyas.
Hamid thanked the Spanish government for its support in publishing Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's autobiography "The Unfinished Memories" in Spanish.
He expressed regret over the damage caused by the heatwaves in European countries, including Spain, and stressed working together to combat climate change.