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FIFA president Infantino arrives in Dhaka

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Publish on: 2019-10-17 10:31:36 AM     ||     Updated: 2019-10-18 10:59:39 AM

FIFA President Giovanni Vincenzo Gianni Infantino arrived at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka Weddesday midnight as part of his Asia tour.

He is scheduled to fly for Mongolia in the evening concluding the short trip in Dhaka.

It is the very first tour of Gianni Infantino to Asia after he got elected the FIFA boss in the FIFA Extraordinary Congress on 26thFebruary 2016.

This tour of FIFA president is titled as a 'Goodwill tour to Asia' and the Swiss-Italian football administrator is leading a five-member delegate that includes FIFA Deputy Secretary General (Football) Mattias Grafstrom, Chief of Communications Onofre Costa, Director of Member Associations Asia and Oceania Sanjeevan Balasingam and President's Office Manager Federico Raviglione.

FIFA boss will call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban and will visit BFF House and meet the federation officials.

He is scheduled to address a press conference at 2:20pm at a local hotel. Afterwards, Infantino is to leave for Mongolia at 5:00pm.

 

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