PM congratulates Indian President-elect Kovind

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DHAKA, July 20, 2017 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President-elect of the Republic of India.

“On behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh and my own behalf, I would like to extend my heartiest congratulations to you on your election to the high office of the President of the Republic of India,” the Prime Minister said in a message sent to Ram Nath Kovind.

Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh-India relations are based on many cultural, historical and civilization commonalities. Drawing strength from these linkages, we have deepened our bilateral relations and taken it to a new height, she said.

“Our ties are also consolidated over the years through sustained interactions at the regional and international fora,” the prime minister added.

Sheikh Hasina said her government is looking forward to work closely with the government of India in elevating the multifarious relations further in order to achieve common prosperity for people of the two countries.

The prime minister wished great success of Ram Nath Kovind during his tenure as President.

She also invited Ram Nath Kovind to visit Bangladesh at his convenience.

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