• Monday, Dec 05, 2022
  • Last Update : 09:24 am

Delhi congratulates Dhaka for ‘successful elections’

  • Published at 06:11 am December 31st, 2018
Hasina-Modi
File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi

Modi becomes first global leader to commend Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on her landslide victory in the 11th general election.

Modi placed a telephone call to Prime Minister Hasina on Monday morning to commend her on her victory, according to a press release posted on the website of the Indian External Affairs Ministry.    

“We welcome the successful completion of the parliamentary elections in Bangladesh. India warmly congratulates the people of Bangladesh for reaffirming their faith in democracy, development, and the vision of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” read the press release.The document also stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the partnership between India and Bangladesh will continue to flourish under Sheikh Hasina’s far-sighted leadership.”

“[Modi] also reiterated the priority India attaches to Bangladesh as a neighbour, a close partner for regional development, security and cooperation, and a central pillar in India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy,” it read.

“Sheikh Hasina thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being the first leader to call her to convey congratulations,” wrote the press release, adding: “She also thanked India for its consistent and generous support which has benefited Bangladesh’s development, and appreciated [Modi’s] reiteration of this commitment,” it read.

The document also stated that the conversation was cordial, and fully reflected the close and traditionally friendly relations between India and Bangladesh.

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail