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PM Hasina reaches London en route to Dhaka

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Published: 14:32, 3 October 2022   Update: 14:38, 3 October 2022
PM Hasina reaches London en route to Dhaka

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Collected

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday reached London Stanstead Airport on her way back home from Washington DC in the USA.

A VVIP chartered flight carrying the premier and her entourage members reached London Stanstead Airport at 7:30am local time for a short stopover en route to Dhaka, according to a message of Bangladesh High Commission in London received in Dhaka, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem received the prime minister at the airport.

Earlier, Sheikh Hasina left Washington DC around 6:30pm on Sunday local time, wrapping up her 18-day official visit to the UK and the USA.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Muhammad Imran and Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Muhammad Abdul Muhith saw off the prime minister at the airport in Washington.

Before that, Sheikh Hasina went to London on September 15 on an official visit to the UK where she attended the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and the ascension reception hosted by King Charles III.

On September 19, she left London for New York.

During her stay in the USA, she addressed the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 23 and took part in several events on its sidelines.