President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm felicitations and best wishes on the resounding election victory of the party of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the recently concluded parliamentary elections of Bangladesh.

Sending a special message to Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, the President also extended his personal best wishes for the further success in the dawned New Year and beyond.

‘The continued victory of Awami League is a testament to the confidence the people of Bangladesh have placed on the pragmatic and successful policies implemented by your Government’ the President said in his message.

President Sirisena also pointed out that Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have shared close bonds of friendship based on common interest and mutual respect. He added that these ties have expanded and deepened over the years to encompass economic, political defence and cultural cooperation.

‘I am of the conviction that the existing relationship our two countries enjoy will further blossom into new heights in the years ahead’, the President said.


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