26 March 2016, Male'; Minister of Health, H.E. Ms. Iruthisham Adam attended a reception held on the occasion of the Forty-Fifth Anniversary of National and Independence Day of Bangladesh, as the Chief Guest. At the reception held at Dharubaaruge, Health Minister Iruthisham Adam addressed the function and conveyed warm greetings on behalf of His Excellency President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, and the people of Maldives to His Excellency President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Government and the friendly people of Bangladesh.
During her speech Minister Iruthisham Adam highlighted the close bilateral ties of friendship between Maldives and Bangladesh. She stated that the Government and people of Maldives will always be grateful for the assistance extended by Bangladesh towards human resource development in the Maldives, especially in strengthening of the health sector.
The reception was also attended by VIPs, the foreign Diplomatic Corp, senior officials of the Government of Maldives and the business sector.