PM returns home from London

Published: 08 Aug 2019 Updated: 08 Aug 2019   

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home from London this morning wrapping up her official visit to the United Kingdom (UK), BSS reports.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 10:45am.

Earlier, the flight departed from Heathrow International Airport in London for Dhaka at 6:55pm (London time) on Wednesday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem saw the premier off at the airport.

Sheikh Hasina went to London on July 19.

During her stay there, the premier attended the Bangladeshi envoys’ conference on July 20.

Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland QC and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon separately called on Sheikh Hasina in the British capital.

On July 22, the prime minister underwent a successful surgery in her left eye at a London hospital.


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