US President Donald Trump on Sunday greeted President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Bangladesh’s Independence Day, Agencies report.
The US President expressed greetings in separate messages, said a foreign ministry press release.
In his message to President Hamid, Trump said, “Today we recognize Bangladesh’s rich culture and language and reaffirm our partnership on democracy, development, counterterrorism, trade and investment”.
The US President also thanked Hamid and people of Bangladesh for hosting the Rohingya who fled from violence.
In his message to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the US President lauded her (Hasina’s) personal leadership to addressing the plight of the Rohingya who fled to safety in Bangladesh.