Secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Yousef A Al Othaimeen said that the organisation stood ready to extend all possible support to Bangladesh in its endeavours for economic progress and march towards prosperity.
‘I look forward to working closely with prime minister Sheikh Hasina on issues of mutual interest and concern. The OIC stands ready to extend all possible support to Bangladesh,’ said the organisation’s secretary general in a message congratulating prime minister Sheikh Hasina on her re-appointment as the prime minister of Bangladesh.
He said that the clear mandate granted to prime minister Hasina by the Bangladeshi electorates was indicative of their trust in her leadership and vision for a developed Bangladesh.
‘I’m confident that with your wisdom and proven experience, you’ll continue to steer the affairs of your country in the years ahead to realise the aspirations of the people of Bangladesh for peace, unity and development,’ said the OIC chief.
‘On the auspicious occasion of your re-election to the high office of the prime minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the third term in a row, I’ve the honour to extend, on behalf of the OIC and on my own behalf, our heartfelt congratulations and warmest felicitations,’ said Othaimeen.
The organisation’s secretary general also congratulated foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on the occasion of his appointment as the foreign minister of Bangladesh, said the foreign ministry in Dhaka on Thursday night.
‘As the top diplomat of Bangladesh, an important OIC member state active in the international affairs and the current OIC CFM chair, the OIC looks forward to working closely with AK Abdul Momen for our shared goals and strengthening joint Islamic action,’ said the OIC chief in a separate message.
He wished the foreign minister a very successful assignment and hoped that under his able leadership together with his experience in diplomacy and international affairs the excellent bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the organisation would grow further in the coming years.
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