H.E. Dr. Zacarias Albano da Costa, Minister for Foreign Affairs met with H.E. Mr Golam Mohammad, Ambassador of the the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Timor-Leste.
Ambassador Golam Mohammad is in Dili today (12-1-2012) to present his Letter of Credential to H.E. President Dr Ramos Horta
Ambassador Golan Mohamad
Prior to the event, Ambassador Mr Golam Mohammad, accompanied by his wife Mrs Shamsun Nahar, made a courtesy call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Zacarias Albano da Costa to present a copy of his Letter of Credential.
Minister Zacarias da Costa warmly welcomed Ambassador Mohammad and his wife and thanked the Ambassador for the continued support Bangladesh is giving Timor-Leste.
“I would like to acknowledge and thank you for the support you are giving us. The presence of your force in the UN mission is just one example of this support. We have to look for other areas of cooperation. We look forward to deepening our relationship in other areas such as fisheries, agriculture and health,” Minister da Costa said.
Ambassador Golan Mohamad said that Bangladesh is keen to help Timor-Leste in any way and emphasized the similarities between both countries. The Ambassador said, “We have same the issues, with similar challenges. The sentiment is there and we can work together”. Ambassador Golan Mohamad also said that “he had the opportunity to meet with the Bangladesh community working in Timor-Leste and the feed-back is that the community is very positive”.