Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Jan 26) extended "warmest wishes" to her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and the people of India on the occasion of the country's 73rd Republic Day.
In a letter written to Modi she wrote, "We look forward to working with India in the next fifty years and beyond, towards realising the shared vision of building a peaceful and prosperous region."
Sheikh Hasina said, "The unique ties of close friendship, cooperation and trust between our two countries have flourished and grown from strength to strength in recent years" and "many new frontiers of cooperation alongside all traditional areas have been identified, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic."
The premier said the year 2021 "was a historic one for the Bangladesh-India relationship, marked by celebrations of epochal events and engagements at the highest levels.”
BDST: 1312 HRS, JAN 26, 2022