Myanmar to work more closely with Bangladesh


Myanmar president Win Myint has expressed his interest to work more closely with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in addressing common challenges for the mutual benefits of the two countries and people.

Myanmar’s president has congratulated Sheikh Hasina and her party Bangladesh Awami League on the landslide victory in the recent parliamentary elections and laid emphasis on strengthening relations between the two countries.

‘Notwithstanding the challenges facing our two countries, I believe that, through our joint efforts based on genuine goodwill and good neighbourliness, the bonds of friendship and cooperation between Myanmar and Bangladesh can be nurtured strengthened,’ said Myanmar president in a message.

Win Myint also extended his best wishes for the continued economic development, peace and prosperity of Bangladesh during the third consecutive term of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, said foreign ministry on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated Sheikh Hasina for her reappointment for a third consecutive term.

‘It is my firm confidence that under your able leadership, the Bangladeshi people will acquire more achievements in the cause of national construction and development,’ he said in a felicitation message.

He expressed interest to continue working closely with his Bangladeshi counterpart to further promote the friendly relations and multi-faceted cooperation between Viet Nam and Bangladesh in the interests of two peoples and for the sake of peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world over.