DHAKA: Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich arrived here on a three-day official visit Sunday.
A special carrying a delegation led by him landed at Shahjala International Airport at 2:30pm and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received him.
During the visit, Belarus and Bangladesh will sign a number of documents during the official visit of the Belarusian delegation led by the premier.
The delegation includes Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Aleinik who will take part in meetings and negotiations of the Belarusian Prime Minister with President of Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Industries, Science and Technology, Agriculture.
The agenda of the meetings is the exchange of views on the current state and prospects of bilateral relations and regional and international issues of mutual interest.
During the visit to Bangladesh Sergei Aleinik is set to sign several documents on cooperation, including intergovernmental agreements on promotion and mutual protection of investments, on the abolition of visas for holders of diplomatic and official passports, on cooperation in science and technology, a cooperation agreement between the cities of Minsk and Dhaka.
The delegation will also sign an agreement between Belarusian State Center for Accreditation and the Accreditation Council of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh during the visit.
Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich is scheduled to return home on November 13.
BDST: 1620 HRS, NOV 11, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor/ SM Salahuddin, Output Editor
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