PM off to Sweden

PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left for Sweden via London on Tuesday for the first-ever bilateral visit by a Bangladesh head of state to Stockholm.

A VIP Biman Bangladesh flight left Dhaka with the prime minister and her delegation on Tuesday at 12:10pm.

The flight is scheduled to arrive in London on Tuesday night Bangladesh time.

Hasina will stopover in London for a day to spend time with family members. Her niece Tulip Siddiq has been re-elected MP in the British elections on Jun 8.

The prime minister is scheduled to arrive in Stockholm on Wednesday night local time, said her Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.

The Swedish prime minister had invited her Bangladesh counterpart for the visit, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali had said at a press briefing on Sunday.