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PM Sheikh Hasina to leave London for New York to join UNGA Sunday

Sun Online Desk     22nd September, 2018 11:46:17 printer

PM Sheikh Hasina to leave London for New York to join UNGA Sunday

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave London on Sunday for New York to attend the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.

 

The Prime Minister will address the 73rd Session of the UNGA at the UN Headquarters in New York in the evening (local time) on September 27 and hold a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the same day.

 

She will address the UNGA at the UN Headquarters, as usual in Bangla, on September 27 said Foreign Minister Mahmood Ali.

 

The general debate of the 73rd session will be held from September 25 to October 1.

 

Earliar, the Prime Minister arrived London on Friday afternoon to attend of UNGA Session at the UN Headquarters in New York.

 

After making nearly two-day stopover in the British capital, the prime minister will leave London for New York on Sunday morning by a British Airways flight.

 

The flight is scheduled to reach Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, at 1:40 pm local time. She is scheduled to reach New York on September 23.

 

After the reception at the airport, a ceremonial motorcade will escort the prime minister to Hotel Grand Hyatt New York, where she will be staying during her visit to the USA.

 

On the first day of her visit to the USA, Sheikh Hasina will attend a reception to be accorded to her by the Bangladesh community in the United States at Hotel New York Hilton Midtown in the evening.

 

Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin and Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Masud Bin Momen will welcome the premier at the airport.

 

On the second day, the premier will hold a meeting with her Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte at the bilateral meeting booth, UNHQ.

 

 

In the afternoon, she is scheduled to address the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the General Assembly Hall.

 

In the evening, the Prime Minister will attend a reception to be hosted by Donald Trump at Lotte New York Palace Hotel.

 

On September 25, Hasina will join a high-level side-event on Cyber Security and International Cooperation, to be organised by the permanent mission of Bangladesh and UN Office on Disarmament Affairs in the UNHQ.

 

In the afternoon, she will join the UN Secretary General’s high-level event on Action for Peacekeeping at the UNHQ.

 

On September 26, the Prime Minister will have a meeting with Estonian president KerstiKaljulaid at the same place.

 

On September 27, Hasina will attend a high-level side-event on the Situation of Rohingya Minority in Myanmar, to be organised by the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia and the OIC Secretariat in the UNHQ.

 

She will have a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the secretary general’s meeting room, UNHQ, while President of International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer will call on the Prime Minister at the bilateral meeting booth, UNHQ.

 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet Sheikh Hasina on the same day.

 

She will address the 73rd UNGA in the evening and join the Annual Dinner of the Global Hope Coalition at Park Avenue, New York.

 

On September 28, Hasina will address a press briefing at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh in New York.

 

The prime minister will return home in the morning on October 1 via London.


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