PM reaches Dubai en route home


PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached here this morning on her way back home wrapping up her three-day official visit to France to attend the “One Plane Summit”.

An Emirates flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at Dubai International Airport here at 7:05 am local time.

Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Mohammad Imran received the premier at the airport.

After making a stopover here for nearly three and a half hours, the premier will depart Dubai for Dhaka at 10:30 am local time.

She is scheduled to arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 4:55 pm Bangladesh time.

Earlier, the prime minister departed Charles De Gaulle International Airport in Paris at 9:35 pm local time on Wednesday (2:35 am BST Thursday). Bangladesh Ambassador to France Kazi Imtiaz Hossain saw the prime minister off at the airport.

The Bangladesh premier joined the “One Planet Summit” in Paris at the invitation of its co-organizers — French President Emmanuel Macron, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.