Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent a letter of felicitation to Chinese President Xi Jinping and hoped that exchanges and cooperation at various levels between the two countries will be further strengthened in the coming days.
The prime minister sent the letter on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
In the letter, Sheikh Hasina, on behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, conveyed to President Xi and through him, to the government and the friendly people of China, her heartiest felicitations and warmest greetings.
She said more than a thousand years back, two peoples established contacts which facilitated flow of knowledge, culture and trade between the two ancient civilizations.
"Modern China under the leadership of the Communist Party of China is a significant partner for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh," said the prime minister.
Prime Minister Hasina fondly recalled President Xi Jinping's visit to Bangladesh in 2016 during which the two leaders agreed to elevate China-Bangladesh relations to the level of strategic partnership.
During her visit to China in 2019 Hasina had in-depth exchanges of views on bilateral relations, regional and international issues of common interest with President Xi, and reached broad consensus, according to the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka.