President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday congratulated their respective counterparts on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of independence of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (28 November).
The President, in his felicitation message, said that Bangladesh and Mauritania enjoy cordial relations at both bilateral and multilateral levels.
He conveyed hope that the bonds of friendship and cooperation existing between the two countries would be further strengthened for the prosperity of the two peoples in the days ahead, said a press release.
In her message, the Prime Minister stated that Bangladesh values its amicable relations with Mauritania.
She further expressed the conviction that the existing ties of friendship, understanding and cooperation between the two countries would continue to thrive through concerted efforts in the coming days to the mutual benefit of the peoples of the two countries.