Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep condolences and sympathy over the demise of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah through a written letter to the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
"I am deeply shocked to learn the sad demise of his highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait," PM Sheikh Hasina wrote in her letter.
"On behalf of the people and the Government of Bangladesh and my behalf, I also extend my deep condolences to the brotherly people of Kuwait and express my heartfelt sympathy for the bereaved members of the Royal family," PM added in her letter.
PM wrote in her letter, "Despite seizing in the emotion and grief, I remember with absolute admiration, the relation based on the trust and brotherhood between the late Emir, who was the then Foreign Minister of Kuwait, and our Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the early days of newly independent Bangladesh."
"Counting on his excellent negotiating skill and universal acceptance, Father of the Nation was able to earn recognition on Bangladesh's behalf as a sovereign independent state particularly by the Muslim Ummah," the letter said.
The Prime Minister recalled with profound gratitude of the late Kuwaits Emir's contributions to the welfare of the Bangladeshi diaspora in Kuwait.
PM said in her letter that the people of Bangladesh deeply value Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah's leadership and contribution to the formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council and promotion of peace and stability in the region and beyond, which will be remembered in the history from generation to generation.
"We also recall his dedicated services to the State of Kuwait and its people. We pray to Allah for the eternal peace of the late Emir's departed soul and his highest place in Jannah," PM further said in her letter.
PM prayed for the late Emir in her letter that may Almighty Allah bestow with courage and fortitude to the bereaved members of the esteemed Royal Family and the brotherly people of Kuwait to bear this irreparable loss.