At a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Abdul Hamid in the capital city of Dhaka on March 5 (local time), President Tran Dai Quang expressed his wish that Bangladesh will successfully hold its general election by 2019 and reach the goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2021.
Hamid told Quang that he was very greatly impressed by the hospitality of Vietnamese leaders and people towards him during his 2015 visit to Vietnam Hamid also praised Vietnam’s socio-economic development over recent years.
At their meeting, the two leaders also suggested further reinforcing the long-standing relations between the two countries and continuing their mutual support at regional and international forums.
The two sides agreed that bilateral ties are growing well, achieving remarkable results after 45 years of diplomatic relations (1973-2018), especially in politics, foreign affairs, trade, investment, agriculture, education, and training.
They also underlined the need to boost closer coordination in issues of mutual concern, for the sake of each nation, as well as for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the wider world.
The same day, President Abdul Hamid and his wife hosted a banquet in honour of President Quang and his delegation.