PM flies to London today


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for London today on an official visit to the United Kingdom. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the premier and her entourage members will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for London this morning, reports BSS. The flight is scheduled to reach Heathrow International Airport in London at 3.55 pm (local time).

“During the visit, the prime minister will attend a Conference of Bangladesh Envoys (in Europe) in the British capital on July 20,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told the state news agency on Thursday. At the advice of Bangladeshi doctors, he said, the prime minister will also receive eye treatment in London. The prime minister is expected to return home on August 5, the press secretary added.