Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari leaves Dhaka for home

Sun Online Desk

23rd March, 2021 07:36:03 printer

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari leaves Dhaka for home

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, for home.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen saw her off at Hazrat Shajalal International Airport in Dhaka on Tuesday.  

The Nepalese president arrived in Dhaka on Monday morning on a two-day official visit.

A VVIP aircraft of Nepal Airlines (A320), carrying the president along with her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:00am.

This was the first visit of a Nepal president to Dhaka. The Himalayan state's president visited Bangladesh at the invitation of her Bangladeshi counterpart.

She is the third among world leaders who attended the celebrations of the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid received his Nepalese counterpart with a bouquet at the airport at 10:17am.