West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has thanked Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen for the congratulatory letter he sent after her victory in state elections.
In the letter, sent on Thursday, Mamata Banerjee noted that the people of West Bengal voted in favour of maintaining and strengthening development, peace, unity and solidarity. Bangladesh and West Bengal are geographically bound by friendship, brotherhood, common culture and tradition.
She expressed hope that the relationship between these emotions and feelings will be strengthened in the future.
Expressing hope of taking West Bengal to another height, Mamata Banerjee said, "Your best wishes will be helpful in this journey."
Earlier, in a letter dated 5 May, Dr Momen congratulated Mamata Banerjee's party, the Trinamool Congress, on its historic victory in the state assembly elections.