Bangladesh Prime Minister arrived in China

Last Updated on July 9, 2024 9:14 am

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived in China’s capital Beijing on a four-day bilateral visit. A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at Beijing Capital International Airport with the Prime Minister and her entourage at 6 pm China local time on Monday. Earlier, the flight left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:05 am.

During his stay in Beijing on July 8-11, the Prime Minister will hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on July 10 and a delegation-level meeting with Chinese Premier Li Qiang.

There is a possibility that 20 to 22 MoUs will be signed between Bangladesh and China during the Prime Minister’s bilateral visit to Beijing.

Minister of Foreign Affairs in a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday. Hashan Mahmud said, “During this visit, cooperation in the economic and banking sectors, trade and investment, digital economy, infrastructure development, assistance in disaster management, construction of the sixth and ninth Bangladesh-China friendship bridges, export of agricultural products from Bangladesh and the signing of memorandums of understanding between the people of the two countries.” There is a possibility.’

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina last visited Beijing in July 2019. He has visited China several times before. The two countries will celebrate the golden jubilee of diplomatic relations next year.

On the second day of Sheikh Hasina’s visit to China, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jean Likun will pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on July 9. The Prime Minister will then attend the World Summit on Trade, Business and Investment Opportunities between Bangladesh and China at the China World Summit Wing at the Shangri-La Circle in Beijing, China.

In the afternoon, a meeting between the Prime Minister and the Consultative Party President is scheduled to take place at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Prime Minister will later lay a wreath at the People’s Heroes Monument in Tiananmen Square.

In the evening, he will attend a dinner hosted by the Bangladesh Ambassador to China in honor of the Prime Minister at Bangladesh House in Beijing.

On July 10, a representative-level bilateral meeting will be held at the Great Hall of the People under the leadership of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh and the Premier of the State Council of China, Li Qiang. During this time several documents including memorandum of understanding (MOU) will be signed in their presence.

He will later attend a lunch meeting hosted by the Premier of China’s State Council at the same venue. That afternoon, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

After the visit to China, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh will leave for the country on a special flight (BG1704) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Beijing Capital International Airport on July 11 at 11 am Beijing time.

The flight is scheduled to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on the same day at 2 PM Bangladesh time.

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