Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday congratulated Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his assumption of the office of the President of the United Arab Emirates.
“Your election to this position manifests the strong confidence and deep trust that the UAE’s Federal Supreme Council and the people of the UAE have reposed in your able leadership and profound wisdom,” she said.
She mentioned that Bangladesh and the UAE have developed a time-tested friendship enjoying excellent bilateral collaboration in various areas of mutual interests since the attainment of both of our statehood in 1971.
She recalled with deep appreciation in her letter the historic recognition of Bangladesh as an independent sovereign state by the UAE as the first Gulf country on 10 March 1974, which paved the way for achieving our recognition from the brotherly Arab countries, thus laying the foundation for the bilateral partnerships with the region.
She mentioned the rock-solid bilateral relations have reached today the high watermark of mutual collaboration with remarkable progress in many areas, including cooperation in human resources, business, trade, commerce, investment, culture, education, and defence sectors.
She expressed her firm believe that the existing engagements and partnerships between our two countries will be further consolidated and cemented for the welfare of our two peoples through our shared efforts.
Source: United News of Bangladesh