Sunday, 17 October, 2021

PM greets Chinese President

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday conveyed her heartiest felicitations and warmest greetings to Chinese President Xi Jumping and the friendly people of China on the auspicious occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent a letter of felicitation to President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping on the occasion, according to Chinese Embassy in Dhaka, reports BSS.

In the letter, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, conveyed her heartiest felicitations and warmest greetings to President Xi and through him to the government and the friendly people of China.

The premier said, “More than a thousand years back, our two peoples established contacts which facilitated flow of knowledge, culture and trade between our two ancient civilizations”.

Modern China under the leadership of the Communist Party of China is a significant partner for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh, she added.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina fondly recalled President Xi Jinping's visit to Bangladesh in 2016, during which the two leaders agreed to elevate China-Bangladesh relations to the level of strategic partnership, and her visit to China in 2019 when she had in-depth exchanges of views on bilateral relations, regional and international issues of common interest with President Xi, and reached broad consensus.

The premier believed that the exchanges and cooperation at various levels between China and Bangladesh will be further strengthened in the coming days.