The 14th OIC session, 'Makkah Summit: Together for the Future,' aims to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Saudi Arabia from Tokyo on Friday, to the second destination on her tri-nation tour, wrapping up her four-day visit to Japan.
A special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight with the prime minister and her entourage, landed at King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia at 5:10pm (local time).
Bangladesh ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Golam Moshi, received her at the airport. The prime minister left the airport for Makkah Palace, where she will be staying for the duration of her visit to the kingdom, reports UNB.
Prime Minister Hasina’s flight departed Haneda International Airport, Tokyo at 9:45am (local time). Japanese state minister for Foreign Affairs, Toshiko Abe, saw her off.
During her three-day stay in Saudi Arabia, the prime minister will attend the 14th session of the OIC's Islamic Summit in Mecca, perform the holy Umrah today and offer Ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) tomorrow.
The 14th OIC session, 'Makkah Summit: Together for the Future,' aims to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.
In the early hours of June 3, Sheikh Hasina will leave Saudi Arabia for Finland where she will be staying till June 7.
During her stay in Finland, Sheikh Hasina will meet with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto Uml on June 4.