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PM leaves Madrid for home

  • Published at 03:09 pm December 3rd, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the round table conference in the planery hall in Feria de Madrid (IFEMA), in Madrid, Spain on Monday, December 2, 2019 Focus Bangla

She will land in Dhaka early Wednesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left Madrid, wrapping up her visit to Spain after attending the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25).

The world’s 12-day annual climate summit, COP25, kicked off in Madrid, the Spain’s central capital, on Monday under the UN framework convention on climate change.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from Madrid Torrejon Airport at 9:30am (local time) on Tuesday, reports the UNB.

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the World Tourism Organization Hassan Mahmood Khandker saw her off at the airport.

The aircraft is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 12:40am (BST) on Wednesday.

Earlier on Sunday, Sheikh Hasina went to Madrid and attended the inaugural and other events of COP25.

On the sidelines of the climate summit, she had meetings with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte and Spanish President Pedro Sánchez here.

Besides, the prime minister also attended a community reception in Madrid.