The prime minister, also the Awami League president, reached Sylhet Satuday morning
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is currently addressing a rally in Sylhet as part of the second leg of her election campaign.
Earlier on Saturday, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the premier, also the Awami League chief, landed at the Sylhet Osmani International Airport at 10:50am.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Awami League Organizing Secretary Misbahuddin Siraj and Awami League candidates of greater Sylhet were present at the airport to receive the prime minister.
The premier began her election campaign in Sylhet by offering prayers at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal.
She also offered prayers at the shrines of Hazrat Shah Paran and Hazrat Gazi Borhanuddin on the outskirts of the city.
The Awami League president kicked off her election campaign from Gopalganj on December 12 by placing wreaths at the shrine of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara.
In the third leg of her election tour, she will visit Rangpur on Sunday.
According to sources at the Prime Minister’s Office, she will address two separate election rallies at Taraganj and Pirganj in Rangpur district.