03/26/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/25/2018 23:35
President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conveyed greetings and good wishes, in separate messages, to President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the 47th Independence Day of Bangladesh.
In his messages, the President highlighted the long history of economic, social and cultural ties between the Maldives and Bangladesh, bound by shared values, mutual respect and reciprocal commitments for the common benefit of both countries and their two peoples.
The President also expressed profound hope for further consolidation of the warm ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between the Maldives and Bangladesh in the years to come.
The Independence Day of Bangladesh marks the declaration of independence from Pakistan on 26 March 1971.