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Hasina’s humility admired in Nigeria

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19 November, 2018 10:23 AM



Hasina’s humility admired in Nigeria

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Daily Leadership, one of the most influential Nigerian dailies on Sunday mentioned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as one of the world leaders with humble lifestyles.

The daily carried a feature story in its “Unreported" section only on five world leaders titled "World Leaders With Humble Lifestyles," said Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria M Shameem Ahsan, UNB reported.

It specially mentioned about her modest monthly salary (US$ 800 equivalent to Nigerian Naira 288000) while referring to Forbes’s list of the “World’s Hundred Most Powerful Women” in which Prime Minister was ranked at 59, he said. 

“Two of the most outstanding achievements of Sheikh Hasina are her leadership roles and success behind the trials of Bangabandhu killers and the persons who committed crimes against humanity in 1971,” the prestigious daily pointedly mentioned. 

As a part of public diplomacy drive, the High Commissioner recently visited some media houses in Nigeria in recent months including the Office of the Daily Leadership. 

Dele Fanimo, Chief Operating Officer(COO) of the Daily assured to work closely with the Bangladesh High Commission to create greater understanding between the peoples of the two friendly countries.


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