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PM returns home Saturday


PM returns home Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will return home on Saturday (Jun 8) wrapping up her five-day official visit to Finland, the third and final destination of her tri-nation tour.

A flight carrying the PM and her entourage members will depart Helsinki International Airport in Finland for Doha at 6 p.m. (Finland time) today, PM’s Speech Writer Md Nazrul Islam told media over phone from the Finnish capital.

After making a stopover in Qatari capital of Doha, the PM will depart for Dhaka by a VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The flight is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday morning.

During her stay in Finland, Sheikh Hasina had a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on Jun 4 and joined a community reception accorded to her by All European Awami League and Finland Awami League on Jun 5.

On Jun 3, the PM arrived in Helsinki from Jeddah concluding her three-day official tour to Saudi Arabia, the second destination of her tri-nation visit.

During her three-day stay in Saudi Arabia, the prime minister attended the 14th OIC Summit 2019 held in Makkah at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

She also performed the holy Umrah in Makkah and offered Ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in Madina.

On May 28, the PM reached Tokyo, the capital of Japan, the first destination of her tri-nation visit.

During her four-day stay in Japan, the two countries signed the 40th ODA deal involving US$ 2.5 billion after a bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Besides, the premier attended the Nikkei International Conference on ‘The Future of Asia’ as a keynote speaker, joined a community reception accorded to her and attended a breakfast roundtable meeting with Japanese business leaders.

The Japanese family members of the Holey Artisan victims and JICA president Shinichi Kitaoka separately met Sheikh Hasina there.

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