President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih called prime minister Sheikh Hasina at 11 am Dhaka time according to press secretary Ihusanul Karam of Bangladesh prime ministers office.
During the 10 minute long telephone conversation, PM Shekh Hasina assured Bangladesh would assist neighbor countries and corporate to aid during this time of need. Both leaders expressed these type of assistance would continue in the future according to press secretary Ihusan Karam.
Foreign ministry Abdullah shahid also express his deep gratitude Bangladesh on 1000 tons of food, medicines and medical supplies handed over to Maldives authority.
The naval ship arrived today with supplies and Bangladesh High commissioner to Maldives Admiral Mohammad Nazmul Hassan, handed over the supplies as gifts from Bangladesh to Maldives authorities.
Maldives Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid, Defense Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi and Foreign Secretary Abdul Ghafoor were present at the handover ceremony in Male.