Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for becoming the prime minister again after being elected in the 12th National Parliament elections. On behalf of the Chinese President, a greeting message was given today on Thursday. Besides, Prime Minister Li Qiang congratulated Sheikh Hasina.
In his greeting message, Xi Jinping said that China and Bangladesh are neighboring friendly countries. After the establishment of diplomatic relations, China and Bangladesh have maintained mutual cooperation, friendship and respect for the past 49 years. China and Bangladesh firmly support each other in matters related to each other’s interests and jointly work for the development and rejuvenation of each country.
Xi Jinping expressed hope that China and Bangladesh will make joint efforts to implement the important consensus he reached with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Johannesburg, South Africa last August. The two countries will work to increase political mutual trust between the two countries, promote traditional friendship, further coordinate and promote development strategies. And the Chinese president expressed his hope to work together in the Belt and Road cooperation to raise the strategic partnership of China-Bangladesh cooperation to new heights.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Qiang also congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He said that in recent years, the political mutual trust between China and Bangladesh has deepened and the Belt and Road cooperation has achieved fruitful results.
The Chinese Prime Minister said that his country is ready to work with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for bilateral friendship and mutual development, so that both countries benefit more.