Ukraine crisis: Sheikh Hasina thanks PM Modi for evacuating Bangladeshi nationals from war-torn Ukraine

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian government for their assistance in evacuating Bangladeshi nationals stranded in the Sumy region of Ukraine.

In a letter to Prime Minister Modi, Hasina said, “I write to thank you and your government for the support and assistance in evacuating and evacuating some Bangladeshi nationals as well as Indians stranded in Sumi Oblast, Ukraine. ” “The wholehearted cooperation that your government is extending in this regard is a testament to the unique and enduring relationship that our two countries have enjoyed over the years,” the letter further read.

He also recalled PM Modi’s visit to Bangladesh last year to mark the birth centenary of the country’s first prime minister, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and said bilateral ties between the two countries have strengthened over the years.

“I gratefully remember your visit to Bangladesh last year during the birth centenary celebrations of our Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” Hasina said. The last few years.”
He also congratulated Holi and expressed confidence that both the countries will stand by each other.

Hasina said, “I am confident that both Bangladesh and India will always stand by each other and work together to fulfill the collective aspirations of the people of both the countries. I wish you good health and a very happy Holi ahead.” “

The Bangladeshi Prime Minister had earlier also thanked his Indian counterpart for the evacuation of Bangladeshi nationals under Operation Ganga on March 9.

More than 20,000 Indians and other nationals were brought back to India by special flights under ‘Operation Ganga’ to rescue Indian nationals from neighboring countries of Ukraine.

First published:March 19, 2022, 9:34 am

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