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PM embarks on 12-day tri-nation tour today

May 28, 2019 00:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Tokyo this (Tuesday) morning on a 12-day tri-nation visit to Japan, Saudi Arabia and Finland, reports UNB.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage will depart Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:55am.

During PM's stay in Japan, the two countries will sign the 40th ODA deal involving US$ 2.5 billion after a bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on May 29.

Sheikh Hasina will attend an international conference on the Future of Asia on May 30.

In Saudi Arabia, the Prime Minister will attend the 14th session of the OIC's Islamic Summit in Makkah and perform the holy Umrah on June 1 and offer Ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) on June 2.

During her stay in Finland, Sheikh Hasina will have a meeting with the Finnish President on June 4.

The flight carrying the Prime Minister is scheduled to reach Haneda International Airport, Tokyo at 18:30 (local time) where Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshiko Abe will welcome her at the airport.

On June 7, the Prime Minister will leave Helsinki at 6:35pm (local time) for Dhaka by Finair.

On her way back home, Sheikh Hasina will make a stopover in New Delhi.

She will land at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport at 6:05am (local time) on June 8. She will leave Delhi for Dhaka by a flight of Biman at 6:20pm and reach home at 9:20pm.

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