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PM expresses delight over Tigers’ victory against Pakistan

Published on: 6:21 pm - Thursday | September 27, 2018





Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed delight over Bangladesh’s victory against Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup Cricket.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to my cricket team for today’s victory against Pakistan,” she told journalists here in her instant reaction after the Bangladesh’s win in Abu Dhabi.

“I pray that the trend of victory that they initiated is continued,” she added.

The prime minister expressed her firm optimism that Bangladesh will clinch more victory in future. “We will clinch more victory Insha Aallah … the victory is ours,” she said showing the victory sign.

Bangladesh moved into the final of the 14th edition of the six-nation continental tournament as they defeated two-time champions Pakistan by 37 runs in a virtual semifinal at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today.

Bangladesh will now face India in the final in Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Earlier, the prime minister extended her heartiest congratulation to Bangladesh cricket team for defeating Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup Cricket.

In a congratulatory message, Sheikh Hasina, now in New York, greeted all the players, coach and officials of the national team as well as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials concerned for defeating Pakistan, PM’s Press Secretar Ihsanul Karim said.

The prime minister arrived here on September 23 on a weeklong official visit to the United States to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly here.


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