US President Joe Biden has welcomed the new Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States, and expressed his government's desire to deepen the strong and abiding friendship between the two countries by advancing common goals.
President Biden made the remarks in an acceptance letter signed on February 17.
The US President formally accepted credentials of M Shahidul Islam as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bangladesh to the United States.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, US government did not arrange the traditional ceremony for in-person submission of credentials to the President, said Bangladesh Embassy in US today.
The formal acceptance of credentials by the President was done in a 'paper-based' process.