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PM leaves Washington for London

03 Oct, 2017 12:29:00

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Washington on Monday for London on her way back home wrapping up her 16-day visit to the United States.

“A United Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from Dulles International Airport in Washington for London at 10:15 pm on Monday (local time),” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told UNB over phone from Washington.

Bangladesh ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin and permanent representative to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen saw the prime minister off at the airport.

The flight is scheduled to land at Heathrow International Airport in London at 10 am London time (3 pm Bangladesh time) on Tuesday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Nazmul Qaunine will receive Sheikh Hasina at the airport.

After staying in the British capital for three days, the prime minister will return home on October 7.

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