President Tran Dai Quang meets Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid hinh anh 1President Tran Dai Quang (R) meets Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid . (Photo: VNA)

Dhaka​ (VNA) President Tran Dai Quang met President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid in the capital city of Dhaka on March 5 (local time) during his State visit to the country from March 4-6.

The Vietnamese leader expressed his belief that Bangladesh will successfully hold the general election by 2019 and soon achieve the goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2021.

Hamid said the hospitality of Vietnamese leaders and people made a great impression on him during his visit to Vietnam in 2015. He also lauded Vietnam’s socio-economic development in recent years.

The leaders stressed on the need to promote the long-standing relations between the two countries and highly spoke of the two sides having agreed specific measures in the fields of politics, diplomacy, economics, trade, investment, agriculture, education and science and technology to unleash their potential for enhanced cooperation.

They agreed on the need for Vietnam and Bangladesh to continue their mutual support at regional and international forums, and intensify their coordination in issues of shared concern, for the sake of each nation, as well as for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

The same day, President Abdul Hamid and his spouse hosted a banquet for President Quang, his spouse, and the accompanying entourage.-VNA