Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Qatar on a three-day official visit. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh will attend the Qatar Economic Forum (QEF) to be held on May 23-25.
A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying Sheikh Hasina and her entourage landed at Hamad International Airport in the country’s capital, Doha, at 5:32 PM local time today, Monday.
High-level representative of the Qatar government and the ambassador of Bangladesh in Qatar. Nazrul Islam welcomed the Prime Minister at the airport.
Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said that a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying Sheikh Hasina and her entourage left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3:13 pm on Monday.
At the airport, the Minister of Liberation War A K M Mozammel Haque, Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader, Deputy Leader of Parliament Begum Matia Chowdhury, Chief Whip Noor-e-Alam Chowdhury, Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism Md. Mahbub Ali, Cabinet Secretary, Chief of Army, Air and Acting Navy, Inspector General of Police and Dean of Diplomatic Corps saw off the Prime Minister at the airport.
During the visit, the Prime Minister will attend a forum titled ‘Third Qatar Economic Forum: New Global Growth Story’ at the invitation of Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
QF is the Middle East’s leading voice, dedicated to global business and investment. The main objective of this forum is to find solutions through increasing mutual cooperation among the international community to deal with the multi-faceted challenges and crises going on globally and the resulting adverse economic effects.
Sheikh Hasina will attend the inaugural session of the third QF on May 23. In Doha, he will address students at Qatar University and hold separate meetings with Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy, Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, and Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Investment, Khalid al-Falih.
During the visit, the Prime Minister will attend the QF on May 24. Besides, the Emir of Qatar will hold a meeting with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Sani (Amiri Diwan) and visit Awsaz Academy (a specialized school).
It is said that the Prime Minister will return to the country on the morning of May 25.