Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stated Bangladesh seems ahead to elevating current relations of Bangladesh and Australia to a brand new peak for the advantage of the individuals and economies in addition to to securing a peaceable and affluent Indian Ocean area within the days to return.
“We sit up for rising as key companions and elevating our relationships to a brand new peak for the advantage of our individuals and economies in addition to to securing a peaceable and affluent Indian Ocean area within the days to return,” stated the Bangladesh premier in a message despatched to her Australian counterpart marking the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic friendship between the 2 international locations.
“On this auspicious event marking the 50 years of bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Australia, it’s my immense pleasure to convey warmest greetings on behalf of the federal government and other people of Bangladesh and by myself behalf to the federal government and pleasant individuals of Australia,” stated Sheikh Hasina in her message.
Recalling with gratitude Australia’s immediate recognition of an unbiased Bangladesh in January 1972, she stated Australian help within the reconstruction of the war-ravaged Bangladesh and steady socio-economic assist within the following many years have been immensely worthwhile to Bangladesh.
She stated Bangladesh has attained exceptional progress over the 5 many years since independence and succeeded to a fantastic extent in assuaging poverty, empowering individuals, and creating an inclusive society.
“We search to consolidate our place within the comity of countries as a affluent fashionable economic system, accountable nation, practising democracy, constructing and maintaining peace, and selling guidelines primarily based worldwide order,” she stated.
Australia has been a trusted accomplice of Bangladesh in its journey in direction of attaining socio-economic growth, she stated, including that the bilateral relation of Bangladesh and Australia is predicated on shared dedication to peace, pluralism, and dignity of individuals.
“It’s satisfying that our commerce and financial interactions are deepening, and engagements on schooling, agriculture, vitality and people-to-people contact are gaining traction,” she stated.
The Prime Minister stated there may be immense alternative to spice up bilateral engagement on COVID-19 restoration, funding and companies, expertise and innovation and to forge significant partnership to face regional and world challenges resembling local weather change, pressured displacement of individuals and regional safety.