Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a courtesy call on President Mohammed Shahabuddin at Bangabhaban on Saturday (May 20) evening. The PM informed the President about her recent tri-nation visit and discussed various issues relating to the affairs of the state, President's press secretary Md. Joynal Abedin told media.
The PM visited Japan, UK and USA from Apr 25 to May 9 and took part in different bilateral programmes on trade, investment and mutual cooperation with those countries, World Bank and IMF.
President Shahabuddin thanked and congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the successful visit. He particularly appreciated the premier's excellence shown during the meeting with her counterparts and officials of the multilateral organizations.
The PM's visit would further expand bilateral and multilateral ties, including trade and investment with Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom, the President hoped, as his press secretary was saying.
President Shahabuddin presented a copy of his book "Egiye Jabe Bangladesh" (Bangladesh will go ahead) to the PM.
The President and the PM also enquired about the health and personal wellbeing of each others.
President Mohammed Shahabuddin and his spouse Dr. Rebecca Sultana greeted the Prime Minister with a bouquet of flowers on her arrival at Bangabhaban.