Modi greets Hasina
Published : Monday, 31 December, 2018 at 11:57 AM Count : 1032
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
“The Indian premier phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at about 10:30 am and congratulated her, the Awami League and the people of Bangladesh on securing her party’s absolute majority in the national elections held on Sunday,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.
“The victory of the Awami League in the polls is a reflection of stunning development that Bangladesh attained under your dynamic leadership,” Modi said.
The Indian prime minister assured that his country will continue to support Bangladesh’s development efforts like the past, the press secretary said, BSS reports.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also greeted Narendra Modi and the people of his country.
She thanked the Indian premier for making phone and said he is the first head of state or government who congratulated her after her party’s landslide victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections
The Awami League-led Grand Alliance clinched a landslide victory with over two thirds majority in the 11th general elections amid festivity giving the Grand Alliance yet another chance to form the government for the third consecutive terms.
The massive victory has paved the way for Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to lead the government as Prime Minister for the fourth times and third times in a row.