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PM reaches New York

  • Published at 11:34 am September 23rd, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Local Awami League leaders greet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Lotte New York Palace Hotel on Monday, September 23, 2019 PID

She will deliver the country statement at the 74th Annual General Debate of the UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached New York, on an eight-day official visit to the USA, to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). 

An Etihad Airways flight, carrying the prime minister and her entourage members, landed at John F Kennedy International Airport via Abu Dhabi at 4:20pm on Sunday.

She will deliver the country statement at the 74th Annual General Debate of the UNGA on September 27.

Bangladesh Ambassador to USA Mohammad Ziauddin and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Masud Bin Momen welcomed her at the airport.

Later, a ceremonial motorcade escorted the prime minister to Lotte New York Palace Hotel, where she will be staying during her visit to the USA.

Upon her arrival at the hotel, the local Awami League leaders greeted the prime minister by presenting her with bouquets.