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Hasina invites Biden to visit Bangladesh

Hasina invites Biden to visit Bangladesh
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is with US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden at a reception hosted by the US President in honour of heads of state and government at American Museum of Natural History in New York on Wednesday. -pmo photo

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday evening attended a reception hosted by the US President Joe Biden, reports UNB.

The US president along with his wife hosted the event at American Museum of Natural History in honour of heads of state and heads of the government who came in New York to attend the 77th UN General Assembly.

“Mr and Mrs Biden warmly welcomed her (Sheikh Hasina) at the venue,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told reporters at the press briefing held at hotel Lotte.

He said that the PM invited Biden to visit Bangladesh. He did not give details about the issues the two leaders discussed.

“Later I asked the Prime Minister. She replied yes we had discussed...I invited him to visit Bangladesh,” he said.

Momen said the US president asked PM Hasina whether it was her first participation in the UNGA.