• Thursday, Apr 15, 2021
  • Last Update : 08:19 pm

PM Hasina: Bangladesh cannot forget Pakistan’s 1971 atrocities

  • Published at 06:06 pm December 3rd, 2020
Pakistan High Commissioner Imran Ahmed Siddiqui called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban on Thursday, December 3, 2020 Focus Bangla

The atrocities committed against Bangalis neither can be forgotten and forgiven, she tells the Pakistani envoy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh cannot forget the atrocities committed by Pakistan in 1971.

“The incidents of 1971 can’t be forgotten. The pain will remain there forever,” she said when Pakistan High Commissioner to Dhaka Imran Ahmed Siddiqui met her at her official residence Ganabhaban.

Referring to the volumes of a book titled “Secret Documents of Intelligence Branch on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman”, the prime minister said all can learn many historical facts of the 1948-1971 period from the book.

She said the Urdu version of the book “Unfinished Memoirs” by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is one of the bestsellers in Pakistan. “It’s also well read in Pakistan apart from other countries.”

The prime minister extended greetings to her Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan when the high commissioner conveyed good wishes of the Pakistan PM to Sheikh Hasina.

The high commissioner said the Pakistan PM advised them to learn about the development miracle of Bangladesh.    

Mentioning that different bilateral and regional forums have remained inactive, he sought help from Sheikh Hasina to activate Foreign Office consultations between the two countries.

In reply, the prime minister said there is no bar here to the continuation of functioning regularly.

The new envoy said Pakistan wants to boost ties with Bangladesh without any obstruction.

In response, the PM said she believes in regional cooperation.

Referring to the Bangladesh foreign policy “friendship to all malice towards none”, said Hasina adding that she believes in continuing relationships with other countries based on different perspectives.

The high commissioner appreciated Sheikh Hasina for her statesmanship in the global arena.

The prime minister welcomed the High Commissioner and assured him of extending all-out cooperation.

PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus and Military Secretary Major General Naqib Ahmed Chowdhury were present, said a handout released from the Prime Minister’s Office.

Facebook 65
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail