Sirisena and Ranil telephone re-elected Bangladesh PM

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have congratulated Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her party’s emphatic victory in the 11th parliamentary polls, Bangla Tribune reported.

Sirisena called the ruling Awami League chief Hasina around 12:45pm Tuesday (Jan 1) while Wickremesinghe called around 01:00pm to congratulate the premier on retaining office with a landslide win in the polls.

Wishing the prime minister-elect future successes, the Sri Lankan president and PM hoped that the bilateral relations between the countries will strengthen further in coming days. (Colombo Gazette)

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