Tashkent, 23 April 2021:
Ambassador of Bangladesh to Uzbekistan H.E. Md Zahangir Alam presented his credentials to Hon’ble President of Uzbekistan Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev on 23 April 2021. On the same day, Ambassadors of the Czech Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, the European Union and Russia to Uzbekistan also presented their credentials.
Due to Corona Pandemic, the ceremony was held on a limited scale. During the conversation with Ambassador, the President conveyed his personal greetings to the President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh and sought the assistance of Bangladesh Ambassador in expanding bilateral relations with Bangladesh.
The Ambassador of Bangladesh assured to take appropriate steps in this regard and briefed the President on Bangladesh's success in RMG, textile, pharmaceuticals, jute and jute products and leather sectors. The Ambassador requested the President to establish the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Dhaka and resume the direct passenger flights Dhaka-Tashkent-Dhaka route to enhance bilateral communication in the fields of tourism, education, sports and culture between the two friendly countries. He sought the assistance of the President to make the first Foreign Office Consultation (FOC) meeting to be held on 27 May 2021 fruitful. In this regard, the President of Uzbekistan requested Foreign Minister H.E. Abdulaziz Kamilov who was present there, to open a Consulate of Uzbekistan in Dhaka initially and to make the first FOC meeting between the two countries effective. He assured, necessary steps would be taken after examining the issue of direct flights.
Upon arrival at the President's Palace, Ak Saray, a contingent of the President's Guard Regiment provided the Ambassador with a Guard of Honor and arranged for the Ambassador to be escorted 8 km from his residence to Ak Saraya in motorcade.