Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to leave for New York on Friday afternoon

Sun Online Desk

20th September, 2019 10:45:08 printer

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to leave for New York on Friday afternoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is all set to leave Dhaka for New York to attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on this afternoon (Friday).

The premier is scheduled to deliver her address at the UNGA on September 27.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is scheduled to take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:25pm on Friday carrying the prime minister and her entourage. 

The Biman flight is scheduled to arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE at 6:30pm, local time. After an overnight layover, the prime minister is scheduled to fly out of Abu Dhabi on an Etihad Airways flight at 10:30am, local time, on Saturday and arrive at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City at 4:25pm, local time. 

Bangladesh Ambassador to the US Mohammad Ziauddin and Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Masud Bin Momen is scheduled to receive Prime Minister Hasina and her entourage at the airport.

The high-level general debate of the 74th UNGA, which is taking place at the UN headquarters on September 17-30, is set to begin on September 24.


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