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Bangladesh, Switzerland celebrate 45-year of friendship

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Update: 2017-11-03 6:34:29 AM
Bangladesh, Switzerland celebrate 45-year of friendship
Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein handed over a copy of a historic document dated March 13, 1972 to the foreign affairs minister Mahmood Ali

DHAKA: Bangladesh and Switzerland embassy in Dhaka jointly organized a function celebrating the 45th anniversary of bilateral relationship between the two countries.

The program was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in city on Friday (Nov 2) where Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein welcomed the guests and VIPs.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali attended the program as the chief guest and Minister for Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor was present as the special guest.

Foreign Minister Ali highlighted the strong relations between the two countries which are based on mutual respect and trust. 

Later, Noor and Holenstein launched a photography book titled, "Focus on Culture" published by the Swiss Embassy in close cooperation with young Bangladeshi artists. 

During the event, Holenstein handed over a copy of a historic document dated March 13, 1972 to the foreign affairs minister, which laid the foundation of the relations between Switzerland and Bangladesh. 

BDST: 1635 HRS, NOV 3, 2017
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