He was awarded honorary citizenship of Bangladesh in recognition of his achievements. But his relationship with cricket officials soured after he opposed Bangladesh's bid for Test status, a move he considered premature.
"The parting was disappointing. I would have liked to spend more time with Bangladesh cricket, but it wasn't to be. I have no ills. But these things happen," Greenidge told reporters at the reception.
Members of the squad he steered to victory in the ICC Trophy swapped stories with their old coach at the function.
Greenidge said he hoped the frostiness was resigned to the past.
"I cherish all my memories here in Bangladesh. Now that we have met again, I sincerely hope that we can renew that relationship, and continue where we left off," he said.
In a goodwill gesture, Bangladesh cricket officials donated 500,000 taka ( USD 6,100) to a school Greenidge founded in his native Barbados.
Greenidge played 108 Tests and 113 one day internationals and was known as one of the most destructive batsmen of his time.
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