Sheikh Hasina returns home attending COP25

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 11:45, Dec 04,2019


Prime minister Sheikh Hasina. — UNB file photo

Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home early Wednesday from Madrid, wrapping up her visit to Spain after attending the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 12:50am on Wednesday.

Earlier, the flight took off from Madrid Torrejon Airport at 9:30am local time on Tuesday.

Ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the World Tourism Organisation Hassan Mahmood Khandker saw her off at the airport.

On Sunday last, the prime minister went to Madrid, the Spain’s central capital, and attended the inaugural and other events of COP25.

The world’s 12-day annual climate summit, COP25, kicked off in Madrid on Monday under the UN framework convention on climate change.

On the sidelines of the summit, Sheikh Hasina had meetings with prime minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte and Spanish president Pedro Sánchez there.

Besides, the prime minister attended a community reception in Madrid.

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