Ms Nathalie Chuard, newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, presented her credentials to President Md Abdul Hamid on Wednesday, said a spokesperson of the Swiss Embassy.
“The two countries have been enjoying excellent relations in a wide range of areas over the last 48 years, and have stood by each other also during difficult times, said Ambassador Chuard on the occasion.
She added that it would be her goal to further strengthen and expand the bilateral ties.
Prior to her arrival in Bangladesh, Ambassador Chuard was the Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division (Humanitarian Aid) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
She joined the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 2005 and served among other positions as the Deputy Head of the Human Rights Section in Berne, and as Political Coordinator at the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York.