In a letter written to Modi, Hasina stated the yr 2021 was a “historic one” for the Bangladesh-India relationship, marked by celebrations of “epochal” occasions and engagements on the highest ranges.
“On behalf of the Authorities and the folks of Bangladesh and alone behalf, I lengthen the warmest needs and heartiest felicitations to you and the Folks of India on the auspicious event of the Republic Day of India,” she stated.
Hasina stated the distinctive ties of shut friendship, cooperation and belief between the 2 nations have flourished and grown from energy to energy lately.
Many new frontiers of cooperation alongside all conventional areas have been recognized, significantly in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, she stated.
“We sit up for working with India within the subsequent fifty years and past, in the direction of realising the shared imaginative and prescient of constructing a peaceable and affluent area,” she stated.
Hasina stated she “fortunately” recalled Modi’s go to to Dhaka in March final yr to hitch the celebrations of the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, the beginning centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of firm of diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and India.
“Your gracious presence on these events had added further enthusiasm to the celebrations and allowed us to additional consolidate our glorious bilateral relations, which so fortunately exist between our two nations,” she wrote within the letter.
Hasina stated she recalled with gratitude the help rendered by the federal government and the folks of India throughout Bangladesh’s Liberation Conflict in 1971 and stated this set the muse of “our distinctive relationship.”
“The joint celebration of ‘Moitri Dibosh’ held throughout the globe on December 6, the day when India recognised Bangladesh as a sovereign and impartial nation in 1971, projected this particular relationship,” wrote Hasina.