PM returns home from UAE tonight

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dubai | Published: 00:46, Nov 19,2019


Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returns home tonight wrapping up her four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates to attend Dubai Air Show-2019 and other programmes.

The prime minister is visiting the UAE at the invitation of its vice-president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

An Emirates flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members will take off from Dubai International Airport for Dhaka at 4:45 pm (local time) today.

The flight is scheduled to reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:00pm Bangladesh time.

On November 17, Sheikh Hasina joined the grand opening ceremony of the five-day 16th biennial ‘Dubai Air Show,’ one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world and the biggest aerospace event in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

She later witnessed the eye-catching aerobatic air display at Dubai World Central, Dubai’s airport of the future (also known as Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport).

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan paid a courtesy call on the Bangladesh prime minister on the sidelines of the Dubai Air Show.

The prme minister joined a dinner reception accorded in her honour by the Bangladesh embassy in Abu Dhabi at Shangri-La Hotel.

Addressing the reception, Sheikh Hasina sought the UAE investment in a larger volume in potential sectors such as RMG, IT, agriculture and special economic zones in Bangladesh for mutual trade benefits.

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