Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon for Kathmandu to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit, agency report said.
The two-day SAARC Summit begins at the City Hall (Rashtriya Sabha Griha), Bhrikuti Mandap in Kathmandu on November 26.
“Deeper integration for peace and prosperity” has been chosen as the theme for the Summit.
Foreign Ministry sources said a VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and members of her entourage is scheduled to depart Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 3 pm on Tuesday. The flight is expected to land at Tribhuban International Airport in Kathmandu at 4.15 pm (Nepal time).
After a warm reception at the airport, the Prime Minister will be taken to Hotel Crown Plaza Kathmandu - Soaltee through a ceremonial motorcade where she will be staying during her visit to Nepal.
On November 26, the Bangladesh Prime Minister will attend and address the inaugural session of the 18th SAARC Summit along with other heads of state or government of the SAARC nations.