PM Hasina welcomes her Bhutanese counterpart Dr Tshering at Dhaka airport
Publish- March 23, 2021, 01:30 PM
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Update- March 23, 2021, 05:05 PM
A red carpet was rolled out at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HISA) in Dhaka on Tuesday morning as Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering arrived here on a three-day official visit.
The Bhutanese Prime Minister is the fourth among the world leaders after that of the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Nepal to attend the celebrations of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the country’s independence.
The VVIP aircraft of Druk Air, carrying the Bhutanese Prime Minister and his entourage, landed at the airport at 9:30am.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina welcomed him at the VVIP tarmac of the airport presenting him with a bouquet.
Dr Lotay Tshering was given an honour guard by a smartly turned out contingent drawn from the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force at the airport.
He will also visit Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi No. 32 to pay tributes to the country's founding Father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He will visit the museum and sign the visitors’ book there.
Later, he is scheduled to visit the BIMSTEC Secretary General’s residence and have a meeting with the Secretary General and directors.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will meet him at the Presidential Suite of the hotel.
In the evening, the Bhutanese Prime Minister will attend the cultural programme and banquet to be hosted by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in honour of him.
On Wednesday, Lotay Tshering is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and it will be by bilateral talks.