PM for stronger Russian ties

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said future generations of Bangladesh and Russia will enjoy fruits of the ‘friendship tree’.

“As we connect our approaches, willingness and intentions, our friendship would continue to grow stronger,” she said while delivering a speech at the Moscow State University on ‘Contemporary Bangladesh Perspective for Collaboration with Russia’ on Wednesday.
Hasina went on a three-day visit to Russia Monday. This was the first official visit of a Bangladesh Prime Minister to Moscow since Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s visit to the erstwhile Soviet Union in April 1972.
On Tuesday, Bangladesh and Russia signed six memorandums of understanding and three deals that include financing of a nuclear power plant.
She said the Bangladesh-Russia partnership would consolidate further, and bring benefits, prosperity and progress to the countries and peoples.
“I am here in Moscow to sow the seed of our common tree of friendship and collaboration with President Putin, the fruits of which many of you here will savour in the future,” Hasina said.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Prime Minister had said that Bangladesh would remain committed to its friendly relationship with Russia.
“I want to take the relationship between the two countries to a new height,” she had

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