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PM to visit Kolkata Friday at invitation of Modi, Sourav

Senior Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-11-21 8:33:38 PM
PM to visit Kolkata Friday at invitation of Modi, Sourav
Sourav Ganguly, Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi

DHAKA: At the invitation of Indian Premier Narendra Modi and President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will go to Kolkata on Friday (November 22).

The premier is to go on a daylong official visit to watch the second cricket Test of the two-match Test series between Bangladesh and India that begins at Eden Gardens at 1:30 pm (BST).

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage members will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10 am.

The flight will land at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata at 10:25am (Indian time).

The prime minister will stay at Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata. 

Sheikh Hasina will go to the Eden Gardens at around 12:30pm local time where she will be welcome by   West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Sourav Ganguly.

After watching the first session of the second Test match, the prime minister will return to her place of residence. Then again, she will go to the stadium in the evening.

The prime minister will depart Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport at 10pm (Indian time) and the flight is expected to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:30pm (BST).

BDST: 2033 HRS, NOV 21, 2019


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