President, PM congratulate Sheikh Hasina | Daily News

President, PM congratulate Sheikh Hasina

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe congratulated Hasina yesterday on her party’s victory in Bangladesh’s general election, reported United News of Bangladesh.
Sirisena and Wickremesinghe separately called Sheikh Hasina over phone and congratulated her, said prime minister’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim.
They also greeted the Awami League and the people of Bangladesh for the party’s overwhelming victory, he said.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and the Sri Lankan leaders hoped the bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries would be strengthened in the coming days, the press secretary said.
Awami League, led by Hasina, won a landslide victory in the December 30 national elections. The party alone secured 259 out of 299 parliamentary seats that went to polls.
 


 

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