PM Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasina for winning elections, assures nation's developmental walks

Dec 31 2018 01:46 PM
PM Modi  congratulates  Sheikh Hasina for winning elections, assures  nation's developmental walks

Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greeting with congratulation message to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on registering a landslide victory in the general elections and assured her of India's continued support to the nation's developmental walks.

Worth mention here Hasina's ruling Awami League-led coalition has won over 267 seats in the 300-member Parliament, as per the latest report released by the Election Commission (EC).

Prime Minister Modi dialed Hasina to have a telephonic conversation with his Bangladeshi counterpart following the results, press secretary of Bangladesh Prime Minister Ihsanul Karim told PTI.

During the telephonic talks, PM Modi stated that "Hasina's win was the reflection of Bangladesh's startling development under her dynamic leadership",  as per to Karim.

“Prime Minister Modi assured her of India's continued support to Bangladesh's developmental strides," the press secretary further told.

According to the EC, Hasina's coalition has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority.

Meanwhile the main opposition has denied the "farcical" elections which claimed 18 lives and left over 200 injured, making it one of the deadliest polls in the nation.

The opposition National Unity Front led by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party had boycotted the 10th general elections in 2014  managed to secure only seven seats. It has been out of power for 12 years .

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