PM Hasina condoles death of Sushma Swaraj

Publish: 8:55 PM, August 7, 2019 | Update: 8:55:PM, August 7, 2019

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed condolence and sorrow at the death of former Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.

In her condolence message, the Bangladesh premier who is now in London, said, “Sushma Swaraj was a good friend of Bangladesh. In her death we’ve lost a true friend,”

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said this to reporters on Wednesday (August 7).

Besides, PM Sheikh Hasina remembered her contributions to taking the bilateral relationship to a new height.

She also prayed for salvation of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

Sushma Swaraj, former Indian foreign minister and one of the BJP’s most loved leaders, died on Tuesday night at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi after a cardiac arrest.