PM mourns death of Vietnamese president


DHAKA, Sept 22, 2018 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed
deep condolence at the demise of Vietnamese President Nam Tran Dai Quang.

In a condolence message, she said, “I am profusely saddened to learn about
the premature demise of the Politburo member of the Communist Party of
Vietnam and the State President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nam Tran
Dai Quang.”

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang died yesterday (Friday) at the age of 61
after a prolonged and serious illness.

Sheikh Hasina said in this hour of grief, the people and the Government of
Bangladesh join me to express deepest condolences to the people and the
Government of Vietnam and to the family and friends of the deceased leader.

“The untimely demise of Nam Tran Dai Quang is an immense loss for the
people and the Communist Party of Vietnam.” Sheikh Hasina said adding that
the people of Bangladesh will always remember Tran Dai Quang for his
invaluable contributions in taking our bilateral relationship to a new

Sheikh Hasina recalled with gratitude his recent visit to Bangladesh in
March this year, which provided an opportunity to jointly chart the future
course of our bilateral relations for the materialization of the common
aspiration of our two peoples.

Sheikh Hasina prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Nam Tran Dai
Quang and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family and the people of
Vietnam. She also prayed to the Almighty for giving enough divine strength to
the bereaved family and the people of Vietnam to endure this great loss and
intense grief.