DHAKA: Opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is set to visit Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to perform Umrah, a BNP source says.
The flight carrying ex-PM will leave Dhaka for S. Arabia at about 7:30pm, source added.
During her visit, she will reside in royal Darul Aman Palace as a guest of Saudi Arabian king, sources said.
Among nine, adviser to the party chairperson Sabih Uddin Ahmed, party vice-chairman Shamsher Mubin Chowdhury, APS to Khaleda Zia Suratuzzaman and younger brother of Khaleda Shamim Iskasndar will accompany the former Prime Minister.
She is likely to return home on August 18 after a 10-day visit in KSA.
BDST: 0002 HRS, AUG 08, 2012
Edited by: Rubaiat Saky, Newsroom Editor
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