Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday extended warm congratulation to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob, according to an official release of the Press Wing of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
In a felicitation message, she said, "On behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, I have the great pleasure of extending our heartiest congratulations to you on your assumption of office as the Prime Minister of Malaysia."
The Prime Minister expressed confidence that Malaysia would further prosper and progress to its desired goals under Ismail Sabri’s dynamic and visionary leadership.
Sheikh Hasina reiterated Bangladesh and Malaysia enjoy an excellent bilateral relationship based on shared faith, fraternity, cooperation and prosperity.
Both the countries are committed to strengthen and widen the comprehensive and cooperative partnership in various areas such as education, human resources, trade, investment, tourism, manufacturing and agriculture in compliance with achieving shared benefit and win-win outcomes, she opined.
In her message, the Prime Minister said that she believes that the existing multifaceted and vibrant relations between the two countries will grow in strength and substance during Ismail Sabri’s tenure in office.
Sheikh Hasina expressed satisfaction with Malaysia as the country hosts a substantial number of Bangladeshi nationals in different sectors who contribute to Malaysia's development and the economic prosperity of Bangladesh.
She wished him good health, long life, happiness and peace, progress and prosperity for the brotherly people of Malaysia.