• Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019
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PM to attend Dubai Air Show 2019 in UAE Saturday

  • Published at 08:43 pm November 15th, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairs  a cabinet meeting
File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina PID

She is expected to sign 3 bilateral cooperation documents, FM Abdul Momen said

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka on Saturday to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Sheikh Hasina will attend the air show on Sunday at the invitation of Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage is scheduled to leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 6:40pm and will land at Dubai International Airport at 10:10pm (local time), reports UNB.

Bangladesh Ambassador to UAE Muhammad Imran will receive the prime minister at the airport.

During her visit, the PM will stay at Shangri-La Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

On Sunday, she will join the opening ceremony of the Dubai Air Show 2019 at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (also known as Dubai World Central) at 10am and will enjoy the display there at 2pm (local time).

On the same day, at 7:30pm, the prime minister will attend a dinner to be hosted by the Bangladesh ambassador to the UAE in her honour.

During her four-day official visit to the UAE, three bilateral cooperation documents are expected to be signed, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters on Friday.

The three instruments are: bilateral cooperation between Bangladesh Investment Development Authority and Emirates Development Authority, between Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority and Emirates Economic Zone Authority and protocol on Allotment of Land Plot for Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

The prime minister is expected to hold meetings with Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashed al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Sheikh Fatima Binte Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, UAE.

Sheikh Hasina is also expected to have meeting with giant UAE investor groups and business leaders.

The prime minister is expected to inaugurate National Identity Card (NID) registration program for non-resident Bangladeshis living in the UAE at the Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi, said the Foreign Minister.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Prime Minister will leave Dubai for Dhaka by an Emirates flight wrapping up her four-day visit to UAE. She will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11pm on the same day.

Bangladesh Ambassador to UAE Muhammad Imran will see her off at Dubai International Airport.