Prime Minister returns home

Desk Report,
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina/ File Photo

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina/ File Photo

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached home Saturday afternoon after a five-day bilateral official visit to China at the invitation of her Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.

A VVIP fight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG-1723) carrying the premier and her entourage members landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 1:40pm.

During her visit, Sheikh Hasina attended the annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian on July 2. She held bilateral talks with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on July 4 and 5 respectively.

She also held meetings with Communist Party of China (CPC) Minister for International Affairs Song Tao.

All the Chinese high-ups expressed their interest to help Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis through convincing the Myanmar government and political leaders.

During her visit, Bangladesh and China signed nine instruments, including two loan agreements, for further strengthening cooperation on power, water resources, culture and tourism sectors as well as for providing 2500 tons of rice for the displaced Rohingyas.