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POST TIME: 17 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
PM flies to UAE to attend Dubai air show
UNB, Dhaka

PM flies to UAE to attend
Dubai air show

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Dubai yesterday evening on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019. Sheikh Hasina will attend the air show on Sunday at the invitation of Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 6:45pm. The flight is scheduled to land at Dubai International Airport at 10:10pm (local time). Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE Muhammad Imran will receive the Prime Minister at the airport.

During her visit, Sheikh Hasina will stay at Shangri-La Hotel in Abu Dhabi. On Sunday, she will join the opening ceremony of the Dubai Air Show 2019 at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport (also known as Dubai World Central) at 10am. She will later enjoy the flying display there at 2pm (local time).

The Prime Minister will attend a dinner to be hosted by the Bangladesh ambassador to the UAE in her honour at 7:30pm on the same day. During her visit to the UAE, three bilateral cooperation documents are expected to be signed, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. She is expected to inaugurate an NID registration programme for non-resident Bangladeshis living in the UAE at the Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi, said the Foreign Minister.