Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma has thanked Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen for his very warm good wishes, noting that the next 25 years are crucial for both the countries.
"We all share the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said recently in Bangladesh that the journey of both countries in the next 25 years in the 21st Century is crucial," he tweeted.Earlier, Dr Momen congratulated the Chief Minister on assuming office.
The Foreign Minister noted that Bangladesh´s centrality in enhancing connectivity for India´s North East and increasing relevance in India´s "Act East Policy".
Dr Momen hoped Assam will progress towards greater peace and prosperity under his leadership.
Sarma, BJP's key strategist in the northeast, defeated his nearest rival, Congress' Romen Chandra Borthakur, by 1,01,911 votes in recent elections.