OIC to support Bangladesh for its journey towards progress

Its secretary general greets PM, FM

11th January, 2019 10:58:55 printer

Secretary General of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef A Al Othaimeen has said the OIC stands ready to extend all possible support to Bangladesh in its endeavours for economic progress and march towards prosperity, reports UNB.

“I look forward to working closely with you (PM Hasina) on issues of mutual interest and concern. The OIC stands ready to extend all possible support to Bangladesh,” said the OIC Secretary General in a message congratulating Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-appointment as Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

He said the clear mandate granted to Prime Minister Hasina by the Bangladeshi electorates is indicative of their trust in her leadership and vision for a developed Bangladesh.

“I’m confident that with your wisdom and proven experience, you’ll continue to steer the affairs of your country in the years ahead to realise the aspirations of the people of Bangladesh for peace, unity and development,” said the OIC chief.

“On the auspicious occasion of your re-election to the high office of the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the third term in a row, I’ve the honour to extend, on behalf of the OIC and on my own behalf, our heartfelt congratulations and warmest felicitations,” said Othaimeen.

The OIC Secretary General also congratulated Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on the occasion of his appointment as Foreign Minister of the of Bangladesh, said the Foreign Ministry here on Thursday night.

“As the top diplomat of Bangladesh, an important OIC Member State active in the intemational affairs and the current OIC CFM Chair, the OIC looks forward to working closely with you for our shared goals and strengthening joint Islamic action,” said the OIC chief in a separate message.

He wished the Foreign Minister a very successful assignment and hoped that under his able leadership together with his experience in diplomacy and intemational affairs the excellent bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the OIC would grow further in the coming years.