PM reaches Paris from London

Jago News Desk Published: 9 November 2021, 04:43 PM | Updated: 9 November 2021, 05:59 PM
PM reaches Paris from London
Sheikh Hasina, File Photo

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today arrived in French capital from London this noon.

"A VVIP flight (BG-2106) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at the Charles de Gaulle airport at 11:20am (Paris local time)," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.

Bangladesh Ambassador to France Khandker Mohammad Talha and chief of local administration received the premier at the airport.

Sheikh Hasina was accorded static guard of honour by 21 guards after walking through red carpet.

Later, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be accorded a warm reception on her arrival at Elysee Palace, the official residence of French President Emmanuel Macron.

The president of France is scheduled to receive the Bangladesh prime minister at the palace.

A red carpet will be rolled out there to welcome Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while the Presidential Guard will also give salute to her.

Both Bangladesh premier and French president will have a tete-a-tete and witness the signing of MoUs/TCA/TA.

Sheikh Hasina will also join a lunch hosted by Emmanuel Macron. She will also inspect Guard of Honor to be accorded by Republican Guard at the Elysee Palace.

Later, the prime minister is scheduled to reach the Matignon, the official residence of French Prime Minister Jean Castex.

Upon her arrival at the Matignon, Jean Castex will receive the Bangladesh premier and welcome her with flower bouquet.

Both the leaders will also attend a bilateral meeting where they will discuss different issues.

Earlier on November 3, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached London, the capital of the United Kingdom (UK), from Glasgow after attending World Leaders Summit at the COP26 and other events.

On October 31, she arrived in Glasgow on a two-week visit to the UK and France.

Source: BSS