Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has appreciated China as one of the most valued partners of Bangladesh for its socio-economic development and the continued Chinese support to Bangladesh during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
On the occasion of the 71st founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Sheikh Hasina sent a congratulatory message to Chinese President Xi Jinping conveying the heartiest felicitations and warmest greetings to the government and people of China.
The prime minister also recollected the great memories of President Xi's visit to Bangladesh in 2016 and hers to China in 2019, one elevating bilateral relations to strategic partnership of cooperation and the other bringing two friendly nations even closer on bilateral, regional and international issues of common interests, according to the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka.
With the vision to explore new avenues of further cooperation to realise the full potentials of China-Bangladesh relations, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished President Xi Jinping good health, long life and happiness as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity to the friendly people of China.
The prime minister has also sent a congratulatory message to Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of China.
In the message, she emphasised that the friendly relations between the two countries exist on the basis of shared values, similar national objectives and mutual respect.
She deeply appreciated China's assistance to Bangladesh during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.