Modi Calls Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina, Congratulates Her For Poll Win


Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday (31) called his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and congratulated her on her party’s victory in the parliamentary elections. Modi also expressed confidence of partnership between the two countries flourishing under Hasina’s “far-sighted” leadership. Hasina thanked Modi for being the first leader to congratulate her. “The PM also reiterated the priority India attaches to Bangladesh as a neighbour, a close partner for regional development, security and cooperation, and a central pillar in India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy,” the ministry of external affairs said in a statement. “PM Sheikh Hasina thanked prime minister for being the…

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