Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has congratulated Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
"On behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation and me personally I congratulate you upon the appointment to the post of the Head of the newly formed Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh," he said in a statement as per Russian embassy here.
The Russian premier said that the Russia-Bangladesh relations have been steadily developing in the spirit of friendship, mutual respect and partnership.
In a statement he wrote, '' I am confident that active joint work at the governmental level will be conducive to broader cooperation in the trade and economic, scientific and technical, cultural and humanitarian spheres. This meets the interests of the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of Bangladesh in full measure.''
Mishustin wished Sheikh Hasina sound health, well-being and success in her responsible activities.