British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has congratulated Sheikh Hasina on taking charge as Prime Minister for the fifth time in history. In a congratulatory message praising the unprecedented development achieved by Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Rishi Sunak said, ‘I express my commitment to strengthen the growing economic and security partnership between our two countries and to support Bangladesh’s index development from LDC countries.
On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gave this letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressing his determination to work together to achieve Bangladesh’s economic goals.
In the letter, the British Prime Minister wrote, ‘Our partnership is based on a deeply participatory history and friendship, bound by people-to-people ties between the two countries. I hope that along with the progress of rights and freedom, Bangladesh will move forward with compromise in political life. These values form the core of the Commonwealth family and create vibrant democratic societies that attract the inward investment necessary for economic growth.
Rishi Sunak also wrote in the letter, ‘I see cooperation on migration as an important part of our bilateral agenda. Please support a sustainable and orderly process for the return of Bangladeshi citizens who are in the UK illegally. We look forward to finalizing that arrangement as part of our larger agenda of mutual cooperation.’
‘I look forward to working with you to further and continue to develop our country’s important and historic relationship.’
Two days before this, US President Joe Biden wrote a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressing his determination to work together to achieve Bangladesh’s economic goals. In his letter, President Biden wrote, ‘America is committed to supporting Bangladesh’s ambitious economic goals and partnering with Bangladesh in our shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific region.’
In that letter, the US President wrote, ‘I would like to express my administration’s sincere desire to continue working on regional and global security, economic development, climate change and energy, global issues as the two countries begin the next chapter of the US-Bangladesh partnership.’
In his letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the US president wrote, ‘We have a long and successful history of working in health, humanitarian aid, particularly for Rohingya refugees, and more, and the strong bond between our peoples is the foundation of this relationship.’