FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Dhaka

Sun Online Desk

17th October, 2019 09:02:46 printer

FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Dhaka

FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrived in the capital early Thursday morning on a day-long visit responding an invitation of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).

A five-member FIFA delegation led by Infantino reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 1:50 am (Bangladesh time).

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.

The boss of the governing body of world football (FIFA) Gianni Infantino will pass a busy schedule (Thursday) and attend several programmes on the day-long visit to Bangladesh before he will leave Dhaka on the same day at 5:00 pm.

The FIFA Supremo will meet Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday morning at 10:30 am, visit BFF office in Motijheel at 12:15 pm and will address a press conference at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel at 2:20 pm on the day.

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