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Xi Jingping congratulates Hasina on her triumph

  • Published at 04:36 pm December 31st, 2018
Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh congratulate PM Sheikh Hasina
Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh congratulates PM Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban, on December 31,2018 Focus Bangla

Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Chief Minister of Tripura Biplobi Kumar Deb also greeted Sheikh Hasina on re-election of her party with absolute majority in the 11th parliamentary elections

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Monday extended their heartfelt congratulations to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her party's landslide victory in the 11th parliamentary election, held on Sunday.

Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Zhang Zuo conveyed their congratulatory messages to Sheikh Hasina at her official residence, Ganabhaban, reports UNB.

The ambassador highly appreciated Hasina's leadership for development of Bangladesh and hoped that her ‘Vision-2021’ will be materialized and the country will be turned into a middle income country by 2021 under her dynamic leadership.

Zhang Zuo also hoped that Bangladesh will be able to bring down poverty rate to zero soon, owing to the farsighted programs of the prime minister.

The Chinese envoy expressed hope that the strategic and mutual cooperation between the two countries will extend in the days to come.

The ambassador paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, terming him a great leader of the world.

At the meeting, Hasina thanked the Chinese president and prime minister for congratulating her and appreciated the continued support of Beijing for the development of Bangladesh.

Describing China as a great friend of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina said she expects more investment from China during the next five years of her tenure.

Bangabandhu's younger daughter Sheikh Rehana, Sheikh Hasina's daughter Saima Wazed Putul, PM's Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Military Secretary Mia Mohammad Zainul Abedin and PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hassan were all present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Chief Minister of Tripura Biplobi Kumar Deb also greeted Sheikh Hasina on re-election of her party with absolute majority in the national polls.