Palestine president phones Sheikh Hasina, greets for AL’s landslide win

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DHAKA, Dec 31, 2018 (BSS) – Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas today phoned
Bangladesh Premier and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and congratulated
her on her party’s landslide victory in the 11th parliamentary elections.

“The Palestine president phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at about 6 pm
and congratulated her, the Awami League and the people of Bangladesh on
securing her party’s absolute majority in the national elections held on
Sunday,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.

During the seven-minute conversation, he said, the prime minister also
greeted president Mahmoud Abbas and the people of Palestine.

Sheikh Hasina reiterated that Bangladesh will continue its support to the
cause of Palestine and will always stand by its people.

The Palestine president invited Sheikh Hasina to visit Palestine, the
press secretary said, adding that the prime minister also reciprocated the
invitation.

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