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PM leaves Abu Dhabi for home

  • Published at 09:36 pm January 14th, 2020
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Speaks at a key note of a discussion titled 'The Critical Role of Women in Delivering Climate Action' at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the UAE on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 PID

The PM is scheduled to reach Dhaka at 11:59 pm Tuesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Abu Dhabi for home wrapping up her three-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members took off from the Abu Dhabi International Airport at 6:05pm (local time) on Tuesday.

Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Muhammad Imran saw the premier off at the airport, reports BSS.

The flight is scheduled to reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:59 pm (Bangladesh time).

During her visit to the UAE, the prime minister attended the “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week” and “Zayed Sustainability Prize” ceremony at the ICC Hall of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on Monday morning.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks to the Chairman of ACWA Power Mohammad A Abunayyan at Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | PID

Delegations of DP World led by its Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) headed by its Chief Executive Officer Saif Humaid AL Falasi and member of the ruling family of Dubai, UAE Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum MAK separately met the premier on Tuesday noon.

Besides, a team of eminent UAE business people called on the prime minister.

An addendum to a previous MoU was signed between Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), UAE, and the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Bangladesh in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the same day.

Later in the evening, the premier joined a conference of nine Bangladeshi envoys working in the Middle Eastern countries at her place of residence at Hotel Shangri-La in Abu Dhabi.

Managing Director of Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran, and Chairman of ACWA Power, Saudi Arabia’s utility developer, called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the bilateral meeting room at Hotel Shangri-La on the same day.

The premier later attended an interview session on “The Critical Role of Women in Delivering Climate Action” at Hall-11, the ADNEC.