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ADB President greets Sheikh Hasina on re-election as PM

ADB President greets Sheikh Hasina on re-election as PM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her reappointment as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the fourth consecutive term. "Under Your leadership in the last 15 years, Bangladesh has made extraordinary progress in all areas of development, providing a solid foundation for continued development progress," he wrote in a congratulatory letter sent to the premier.

Country Director of the ADB Edimon Ginting handed over the congratulatory message on Wednesday (Jan 17) morning while calling on the PM Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban in Dhaka, local media reported.

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa said: "As Bangladesh's trusted and long-standing development partner, ADB stands ready to support the initiatives of Your government through a deepened partnership."

"ADB is looking forward to working with You to support Bangladesh's journey towards the prosperity," he added.