Geneva, Oct 26 (UNB) - President Abdul Hamid left here on Friday afternoon wrapping up his five-day visit to Switzerland to attend two international conferences on investment and security.
A regular flight of Emirates Airlines carrying the President took off from Cointrin Airport at 3:15pm local time.
The flight is scheduled to reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 8:40 am on Saturday.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN and other international organisations Shameem Ahsan and representatives of the Swiss government saw Abdul Hamid off at the airport.
Bangladesh Ambassador to the UAE and Consul General in Dubai will receive the President at Dubai International Airport during the transit.
Abdul Hamid went to Switzerland on October 22.
During the visit, the President joined the 20th edition of ‘Global Leaders Investment Summit’ and 20th annual session of ‘Home Land and Global Security Forum’.
Over 5,000 participants from 160 countries met in Geneva to thrash out major new investment-for-development initiative in the World Investment Forum 2018 from October 22 to 26.
Organised under the overall theme – ‘Investing in Sustainable Development’ – the Forum addressed global challenges for international investment in the new era of globalisation and industrialisation.
This year’s event comprised of some 60 events, including three summits, five ministerial round tables, private-sector led sessions and several award ceremonies.
Abdul Hamid also joined the official opening session of 20th annual session of the Homeland and Global Security Forum organised by Crans Montana Forum which took place in Grand Hotel Kempniski, Geneva (Switzerland) on October 25.
This Forum addressed major security challenges in a world facing rejections and hardenings.
It brought together heads of states and governments, ministers, international organisations, parliaments, justice and police administrations and businesses from around the world.
The President also enjoyed the cruise of Thunlake in Switzerland on October 24.