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PM to brief media on China visit Monday

PM to brief media on China visit Monday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will brief media on Monday (Jul 8) about the outcomes of her just-concluded visit to China. The press conference will be held at PM's official residence Gonobhaban at 4:00 p.m., local media reported citing PM's speech writer M Nazrul Islam.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the PM and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday (Jul 6).

The PM went to China on Jul 1 on a five-day visit.

During her visit, Sheikh Hasina attended the annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian on Jul 2 as well as held bilateral talks with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Jul 4 and 5 respectively.

She also held meeting with Communist Party of China (CPC) Minister for International Affairs Song Tao.

All the Chinese high-ups expressed their interest to help Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis through convincing the Myanmar government and its leaders.

During her visit, Bangladesh and China signed nine instruments, including two loan agreements, for further strengthening cooperation on power, water resources, culture and tourism sectors as well as for providing 2,500 metric tonnes rice for the displaced Rohingyas.