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PM reaches Canada

  • Published at 01:23 PM September 16, 2016
  • Last updated at 05:38 PM September 16, 2016
PM reaches Canada

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived at Montreal on a four-day official visit at the invitation of her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau.

An Air Canada flight carrying Hasina and her entourage landed at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, at 4:22pm (local time) on Thursday, reports BSS.

Bangladesh High Commissioner Mizanur Rahman received her at the airport. Senior officials of the Canadian foreign ministry were also present.

The prime minister was escorted by a ceremonial motorcade to Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, Montreal where she will be staying during her visit.

She is visiting the North American nation to attend the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund (GF).

Canada hosts the GF’s Replenishment Conference to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Montreal on September 16-17.

She will attend the opening session of the Replenishment Conference to be held at Hyatt Regency Montreal this afternoon.

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