China tested friend of Bangladesh: Speaker
Speaker Abdul Hamid Advocate yesterday said China is a tested friend of Bangladesh and an important development partner.
Bangladesh attaches value to its bilateral relationship with China, he said adding China is cooperating Bangladesh in building infrastructure and other important sectors.
The Speaker said this while he called on Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at a local hotel here. He hosted a lunch in honour of the Chinese guest and members of his delegation.
Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali, Deputy Leader of the House Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury and ministers attended the programme.
Bangladesh believes in 'one China policy' Hamid said and expressed eagerness to form parliamentary friendship group between the two counties.
Xi Jinping said China-Bangladesh friendship is expanding gradually and both the countries can share their experiences in achieving further development.
He appreciated Bangladesh's remarkable development achieved during the last 39 years.
The Chinese vice president invited the Speaker to visit China.