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Victory strengthens Hasina's foreign policy hand

Election win reinforces Bangladesh leader's position in dealings with New Delhi and Beijing

| Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina knows China and India must court her. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

Shortly after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's record third successive win in Bangladesh's general elections, both Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping rushed to congratulate her effusively.

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