President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has arrived in Bangladesh an official two-day state visit.
President Solih is accompanied by first lady Fazna Ahmed and a senior delegation of Maldivian government officials and were welcomed by the Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid and First Lady Rashida Hamid.
During the visit, President Solih will attend the ceremony to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh named ''Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman'.
Official talks will also be held between the two nations and President Solih will also meet with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other top-level government officials. Discussions will be held on strengthening the age-old relations between the two nations.
President Solih will also meet with the Maldivian community living in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh and the Maldives has a long and friendly relationship with official diplomatic relations established on September 22, 1978. Bangladesh is also a nation which has assisted the Maldives in various ways, and even extended help during the COVID-19 pandemic.