Thai Crown Prince receives Bangladesh ambassador
04 February 2015, Nirapad News: Bangladesh ambassador to Thailand Saida Muna Tasneem recently had a royal audience with the Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn at the Ambara Royal Palace in Bangkok.
During the royal audience, Bangladesh envoy recalled Crown Prince’s visit to Bangladesh on 17 January 1992 at the invitation of Mahashanghanayaka Vishuddhananda Mahathero, the late abbot of Dhramarajika Buddhist Monastery at Kamalapur in Dhaka.
Thanking the royal family for their patronage of Buddhist monasteries in Bangladesh, Bangladesh ambassador invited the Crown Prince to visit Bangladesh again in the near future.
Ambassador Tasneem briefed the Thai Crown Prince about Bangladesh’s globally acclaimed developmental successes and the innovative socio-economic initiatives undertaken by the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina under the Vision 2021 towards Bangladesh’s graduation to a Middle Income Country.
During the meeting, the Thai Crown Prince praised Bangladesh’s successful homegrown models to build natural disaster resilience.
Recalling the Asian Tsunami of 2004, the Crown Prince expressed hope that Thailand and Bangladesh would work closely to learn from each other on building resilience against major natural calamities and climate change challenges.
The Crown Prince assured the ambassador that the Thai Royal family would continue to be patron to Buddhist Monasteries in Bangladesh and enhance the friendship between Buddhist communities.
It may be recalled that Maha Vajiralongkorn was declared the Crown Prince and heir apparent to the throne of Thailand by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyedej in 1972.