PM Hasina in Brunei on three-day visit

Published: April 21, 2019 15:34:02 | Updated: April 21, 2019 20:42:59

Crown Prince of Brunei Darussalam Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah welcomed the premier at the airport in Bandar Seri Begawan — Focus Bangla photo

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina reached Brunei on Sunday on a three-day official visit when the two countries are expected to sign seven Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs).

A special Biman flight that left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:25am with the PM and her team members landed at Brunei International Airport at 2:30pm (local time).

Crown Prince of Brunei Darussalam Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah welcomed her at the airport.

After an official welcome ceremony, Hasina was escorted to Empire Hotel & Country Club where she will be staying during her visit.

Sheikh Hasina took up the tour at the invitation of Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddinWaddaulah, according to a UNB report.

Six of the MoUs will be signed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of agriculture, art and culture, youth and sports, fisheries, livestock and energy sectors while another MoU is yet to be finalised.

Hasina will attend a community event and join dinner to be hosted by High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Brunei at the Empire Hotel on Sunday.

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