PM leaves for London today

Special Correspondent

19 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for London on Friday on an official visit to the United Kingdom.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the premier and her entourage will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for London.

The flight is scheduled to reach Heathrow International Airport in London at 3:55pm (local time).

“During the visit, the prime minister will attend a conference of Bangladesh envoys (in Europe) in the British capital on July 20,” PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told reporters.

On advice of Bangladeshi doctors, he said, the prime minister will receive eye treatment in London.

The premier is expected to return home on August 5, he added.