PM Hasina invites Biden to visit Bangladesh
The prime minister attended a reception hosted by US President Biden at American Museum of Natural History
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited US President Joe Biden to visit Bangladesh during a reception hosted by the US President on Wednesday.
The US president, along with his wife hosted the event at the American Museum of Natural History in honour of the heads of state and heads of the government who came in New York to attend the 77th UN General Assembly.
“Mr and Mrs Biden warmly welcomed her (Sheikh Hasina) at the venue,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told reporters at the press briefing held at Hotel Lotte.
He said the prime minister invited President Biden to visit Bangladesh. He did not give details about the issues the two leaders discussed.
“Later I asked the prime minister. She replied yes they had discussed...she invited him to visit Bangladesh,” he mentioned.
Momen said the US president asked Prime Minister Hasina whether it was her first participation in the UNGA.
“Our prime minister replied that it is her 18th participation in the UNGA,” he said.