Royal greetings on Bangladesh Independence Day

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HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday sent congratulatory messages to Bangladesh on the occasion of its independence day today.

In the monarch’s message to Acting President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed, His Majesty wished the people of Bangladesh continued good health and happiness with further progress and prosperity.

To the acting president, His Majesty expressed his pleasure of meeting the president at the World Islamic Economic Forum last year.

The monarch said he looked forward to working with the president to further strengthen friendship and close cooperation between the two nations.

In a similar message to the prime minister, the monarch conveyed that he greatly valued the close friendship and cooperation shared between the two countries and looked forward to continuing these longstanding and much-valued ties in the year ahead.

Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, also extended his congratulations to his counterpart, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Bangladesh Independence Day.

“I am happy with our close cooperation particularly in the Commonwealth and your interest in joining as a dialogue partner of ASEAN,” His Royal Highness said.

“I much appreciate the valuable contributions of the Bangladesh community in Brunei and look forward to continuing our work to strengthen these important ties in the years ahead,” HRH added.

His Royal Highness also sent his best wishes to the government and people of Bangladesh for a very happy national day celebration.

The Brunei Times