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PM Hasina returns home

  • Published at 02:36 pm August 31st, 2018
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Prime Minister Sheikh at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, after returning from the 4th summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) in Kathmandu, Nepal on Friday; August 31, 2018

She went to Nepal on Wednesday to attend the 4th Bimstec Summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned home after a two-day official visit to Nepal.

She went there to attend the 4th summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec).

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh carrying the prime minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2:35 PM.

Earlier in the day, Sheikh Hasina attended the Bimstec retreat and closing session.

She went to Kathmandu on Thursday morning and addressed the opening session of the Bimstec summit.

Sheikh Hasina also held meetings with her Indian and Nepalese counterparts. She also met Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Bhutan's Chief Adviser of the interim government Dasho Tshering Wangchuk.

Bimstec, having seven Member States – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand – was formed on June 6, 1997 through the Bangkok Declaration.