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8 more countries greet Sheikh Hasina on re-election

Diplomatic Correspondent,
  19 Jan 2024, 21:34
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo

United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Egypt, Luxemburg, Turkey, Singapore, Malaysia and Brazil congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as the premier of Bangladesh for the 4th straight term.

In a congratulatory message, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Sheikh Hasina on assuming office as the prime minister once again in the aftermath of the general elections of Bangladesh.

"I am confident that the relations between our countries based on historical and cultural ties will further deepen and strengthen during your new term," he said.

In another message, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi extended his warmest congregations to Sheikh Hasina on her election success.

"Your re-election to this high office reflects the confidence and trust your people have in your able leadership to achieve further progress for your country," he said.

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in his congratulatory letter, hailed Sheikh Hasina for the leadership she has demonstrated during her four terms as prime minister as evidenced by the significant social and economic achievements of her government.

He wished her fifth term to be a resounding success in guiding the destiny of the friendly nation.

Lula da Silva assured that Bangladesh will always have a steadfast partner in Brazil in the pursuit of peace and prosperity for the societies.

In separate letters, Qatar's Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Luxemburg's Vice-Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action Xavier Bettel extended their warmest congratulations and best wishes to Sheikh Hasina on securing the absolute majority in the 12th National Election of Bangladesh.

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim congratulated Sheikh Hasina for her reelection as Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

In a message, he wrote, "On behalf of the Government and the people of Malaysia, I extend my heartiest congratulations to you on being sworn in for a fourth term as the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh."

"In your tenure as prime minister, you have remarkably steered your country through more than a decade of robust economic growth, ensuring that Bangladesh emerged as one of the success stories of Asia," he added.



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