Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will fly to Saudi Arabia on May 20 to attend the Arab Islamic American Summit, invited by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
US President Donald Trump will also join the summit scheduled for May 21. This is his maiden foreign tour as the president of the United States.
During her stay in the kingdom from May 20-23, Hasina will promote Bangladesh’s stance against militancy and extremism, Foreign Affairs Minister AH Mahmood Ali said at a media briefing on Thursday.
“The visit is expected to boost the bilateral relations,” he said.
Saudi Culture and Information Minister Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad came to Dhaka on May 9 and handed over the invitation letter to the prime minister.