The message said:
On the occasion of the Founding Anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, I would like to extend, on behalf of the people of Bangladesh and my own behalf, heartiest felicitations to you and through you to the people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Bangladesh and Democratic People's Republic of Korea enjoy friendly relations that are based on the principle of mutual respect for each other's sovereignty and the understanding of each other's interest. It is my firm conviction that under your able leadership the existing friendly relations will be further strengthened in the days to come.
I take this opportunity to wish you good health, happiness and long life and the friendly people of Democratic People's Republic of Korea continued peace, progress and prosperity.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.