JOINT STATEMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH (2019)
JOINT STATEMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH
- 1. At the invitation of Mr. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh paid an official visit to China from 1-6 July 2019. She also participated at the 13th Summer Davos Forum in Dalian.
- 2. During the visit, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called on Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, held talks with Premier Li Keqiang, and met Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China. The two sides had in-depth exchanges of views on China-Bangladesh relations, international and regional issues of common interest, and reached broad consensus.
- 3. Bangladesh congratulated China on the 70th anniversary of its founding of the People's Republic of China and expressed its sincere wishes that under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the Chinese people will realize the Two Centenary Goals and build China a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious, and beautiful.
- 4. China appreciated the rapid socio-economic development in Bangladesh in recent years and is confident that under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh will become a middle-income country by 2021, which will lay a solid foundation for Bangladesh to becoming a developed country by 2041 and building a Sonar Bangla (Golden Bangladesh) at the earliest time.