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FIFA President Gianni Infantino meets PM, BFF officials today

Published: October 17, 2019 00:29:15


FIFA President Gianni Infantino — File photo

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will meet Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this (Thursday) morning at 10:30 am, reports UNB.

The boss of the governing body of world football (FIFA) Gianni Infantino will pass a busy schedule today (Thursday) and attend several programmes on the day-long visit to Bangladesh before he will leave Dhaka the same day at 5 pm.

He will visit the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) office in Motijheel at 12:15 pm and will address a press conference at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city at 2:20 pm on the day.

Infantino will be the third FIFA President to visit Bangladesh after Sepp Blatter and Joao Havelange.

A five-member FIFA delegation led by Infantino, is visiting Bangladesh.

Members of FIFA delegation are: Deputy Secretary General (Football) of FIFA Mattias Grafstrom, Chief of Communications Onofre Costa, Director of Member Associations Asia and Oceania Sanjeevan Balasingam, President's Office Manager Federico Raviglione.

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