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The video message of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation H.E. Sergey V.Lavrov on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of Bangladesh and the centenary of the birth of the founder of the State, H.E. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

The Russian Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Sergey V.Lavrov congratulated the government and people of Bangladesh on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the founder of Bangladesh H.E. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as well as the 50th anniversary of the country's independence. The video message of the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry was shown during the celebrations in Dhaka in the presence of Prime Minister H.E. Sheikh Hasina.

H.E. Mr. Sergey V.Lavrov paid special attention to the key role of H.E. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in achieving Bangladesh independence and the establishment of friendly and trust relations between our countries. According to the Minister, today the bilateral cooperation has significant potential for further development, including in the fields of trade and energy. He also expressed hope for the progressive strengthening of the time-tested Russian-Bangladeshi ties in the best interests of the peoples of both states.


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