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PM Hasina clears 10 urgent files from London

  • Published at 05:17 pm October 4th, 2017
PM Hasina clears 10 urgent files from London
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently in London en-route for home, has digitally cleared 10 urgent files on Tuesday. The prime minister reached the British capital on Tuesday afternoon (Bangladesh time) on her way back home wrapping up her 16-day official visit to the United States. "The Prime Minister digitally disposed of 10 important electronic files (e-files) on Tuesday from London," said Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim, reports UNB. During her stay in the US, Ihsanul said that the prime minister has digitally cleared a total of 61 e-files. The press secretary further said that Sheikh Hasina earlier had instructed her office to send all the important files to her during her stay in the US and the United Kingdom. "Following the directives, officials concerned at the Prime Minister's Office are emailing urgent files to the prime minister, taking the advantage of the digitisation initiatives of the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina," he added.
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The press secretary said during her stay in London, Hasina also maintains round-the-clock contact with her office in Dhaka, while giving necessary directives to the officials concerned on different matters. After staying in the London for three days, the prime minister is scheduled to return home on October 7. Sheikh Hasina reached New York on September 17 to join the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). After attending the UN's annual event in New York, she travelled to Washington DC on September 22. After staying in Washington for a week, she was scheduled to return home on October 2 via London. However, the date was deferred as the prime minister underwent a gallbladder surgery at a Washington hospital on September 25.