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PM Sheikh Hasina reaches Washington DC from New York

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Update: 2021-09-26 12:21:08
PM Sheikh Hasina reaches Washington DC from New York

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Washington DC from New York after completing her weeklong official visit to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN Headquarters.

A VVIP chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members landed Washington DC from New York at 10:03am (local time) on Saturday, said PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.

The flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines departed John F Kennedy International Airport, New York for Washington DC at 9:15 am (local time).

Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Ambassador Rabab Fatima saw the premier off at the JFK international airport while Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA M Shahidul Islam received the premier at the Dallas International Airport in Washington DC.

Earlier, the prime minister reached New York on September 19 after a two-day stopover in Helsinki, the Finish capital.

During her stay in New York, Sheikh Hasina addressed the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Sheikh Hasina delivered her speech in Bangla on September 24 following the footprint of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The Prime Minister is expected to return home on October 1.

BDST: 1220 HRS, SEP 26, 2021

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