Dhaka: 6:23 AM, Sat, 24 Aug, 2019

PM returns home this evening

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-04-23 11:24:13 AM     ||     Updated: 2019-04-23 8:06:17 PM

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home today (Tuesday) evening wrapping up her three-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam at the invitation of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here at 7.45pm.

She will leave Brunei for Dhaka around 5pm local time today.

During the visit, she joined a number of programmes including holding bilateral talks with Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah after having a general audience with the Sultan and the Royal family.

She also took part in the opening ceremony of Bangladesh-Brunei Business Forum, on the second day of her visit on April 22.

The premier visited the Jame Asr Mosque and offered Asr prayers there and later attended an official banquet hosted in her honour by the Sultan at Istana Nurul Iman on the same day.

On the first day of her visit, she joined a reception accorded to her by Bangladesh community residing in Brunei.

On Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay the foundation stone of new Chancery Building of Bangladesh High Commission at the Diplomatic Enclave at Jalan Kebangsaan in Brunei capital.

Later, she will visit Royal Regalia Museum.

Bangladesh and Brunei signed seven instruments for strengthening cooperation mainly in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture and sports, and the supply of LNG.

The instruments were signed after the official bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei.

risingbd/Dhaka/April 23, 2019/Mukul