KSA keen to cooperate in Bangladesh's development: MBS
Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud has said that his country is keen to provide comprehensive cooperation in the ongoing development and progress of Bangladesh.
The Saudi crown prince said this to President Mohammed Shahabuddin while exchanging greetings with the president at a reception programme in Makkah on Thursday evening.
The crown prince hosted the reception in honour of the heads of state and government of various Muslim countries gathered there on the occasion of Hajj.
The president along with his wife and other family members are now on a 10-day visit to the kingdom to perform Hajj as royal guests of the Saudi government.
During the exchange of greetings with Mohammed bin Salman, Shahabuddin said Bangladesh always gives top priority to increase bilateral and multilateral relations in various fields including trade and investment with Saudi Arabia.
Inviting Salman to visit Bangladesh, the president told the crown prince that the people of Bangladesh are eagerly waiting to welcome him, President's Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told BSS today.
The people of Bangladesh want development and progress of the World Muslim Ummah under the leadership of Saudi Arabia, he said.
During the meeting, Mohammed bin Salman appreciated the development and progress of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh will move forward on the path of development and progress in days to come, he hoped.
Referring to the plan for visiting Bangladesh, the Saudi crown prince said he wants to visit Bangladesh with a specific programme so that it can be marked as a unique milestone in the development and partnership of the two countries in future.
President Shahabuddin expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to the Saudi government and people for the warm hospitality extended to him and his entourage.