South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his heartfelt congratulations to Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on her assumption of office as the prime minister for the fourth time, reports state news agency BSS.
“It is my pleasure to extend my wholehearted congratulations on your reelection as the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh,” the South African president said in his message to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“I am certain that during your fourth term as the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, you will continue to promote cooperation, dialogue and reconciliation, essential for the stability and prosperity of the region as well as for Asia,” he said.
On behalf of the government and people of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa wished Sheikh Hasina every success during her mandate as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
“Given our contemporary challenges, your experience and determination will assist in meaningfully contributing to a stable and safe world. I look forward to continuing to work closely with you,” he said.