Prime Minister flies to Paris Monday to attend One Planet Summit

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10th December, 2017 01:50:55 printer

Prime Minister flies to Paris Monday to attend One Planet Summit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka tomorrow for France to attend the One Planet Summit in Paris, BSS reports.


The Summit will be held on December 12 in Elysee Palace.


An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Minister and members of her entourage will leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday morning.


Via Dubai, the Prime Minister is scheduled to reach at Charles De Gaulle International Airport in Paris at 7.30 pm (local time) tomorrow.


Bangladesh Ambassador in France Kazi Imtiaz Hossain will receive the Prime Minister at the airport. From the airport the Prime Minister in a ceremonial motorcade will be taken to Intercontinental Paris Le Grand (Opera) where she will be staying during the visit.


On Tuesday evening the Prime Minister will attend the High Level Segment of the One Planet Summit at La Seine Musicale. After returning from the Summit the premier will join a community event at her place of residence.


Official sources said the Prime Minister will hold meeting with France President Emmanuel Macron at Elysee Palace on Tuesday morning. She will also join a lunch to be hosted by French President for the Heads of State/Government, Co-organizers and VIPs of the Summit at Elysee Palace.


Sheikh Hasina will depart Paris on Wednesday evening and reach home on Thursday afternoon.


French President Emmanuel Macron, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the Summit of the international leaders and committed citizens from around the world to address the ecological emergencies for our planet after two years of Paris Agreement.


Main focus of this Summit will be to determine how those working in public and private finance can innovate to support and accelerate our common efforts to fight climate change.