PM arrives in Dammam
Published : 16 Apr 2018, 11:35
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Sunday evening on a nine-day official visit to Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.
A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage, which left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 4:40pm, landed at Dammam King Fahd International Airport at 7:35 pm local time.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Moshi received her at the airport.
During the two-nation visit, the Prime Minister will attend the concluding ceremony of a joint military exercise named 'Gulf Shield-1' at Dammam of Saudi Arabia and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London.
She will join the concluding ceremony of 'Gulf Shield-1' at the invitation of Saudi King and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.
In Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Hasina will take part in a parade apart from the concluding ceremony of the joint military exercise in the Eastern Province of Al-Jubail on April 16.
After attending the concluding ceremony, Hasina will leave Dammam for London at 5pm on Monday by a special flight.
The flight is scheduled to land at Heathrow International Airport in London at 10:30pm local time.
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