Prime minister Sheikh Hasina offers munajat with relatives as they perform holy ‘Umrah’ in Makkah. Photo: PMO
From Muhammad Syfullah, UNB Staff Writer
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Oct 19 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for home on Friday wrapping up her four-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage departed from King Abdulaziz International Airport at 4:15pm (local time).
The flight is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 1:15am on Saturday.
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on the four-day bilateral visit at the invitation of Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, also the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
During her stay in Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Hasina had separate meetings with the Saudi King, and Saudi Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh on Wednesday.
She performed holy ‘Umrah’ in Makkah on Thursday and offered ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) at Masjid Al-Nabawi in Madinah on Wednesday night.
Besides, the Prime Minister had a meeting with the Saudi business community, including leaders of the Council of Saudi Chamber (CSC) and Riyadh Chamber of Commerce, at Riyadh on Wednesday when five memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed between the two countries.
Sheikh Hasina also opened the Chancery Complex of Bangladesh Embassy constructed on its own land at the Diplomatic Quarters in Riyadh on Wednesday and laid the foundation stone of the Chancery Building of Bangladesh Consulate in Jeddah on Thursday.