PM to brief media on today

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a press conference on Sunday about the outcome of her recent tri-nation visit to Japan, Saudi Arabia and Finland.

It will be held at the Prime Minister’s official residence Ganobhaban at 5:00pm, the UNB reported.

The Prime Minister returned home on Saturday morning from Finland, wrapping up her tri-nation visit.

On May 28, the Prime Minister left Dhaka for Tokyo, the first destination of her tri-nation visit.

During her four-day stay in Japan, the two countries signed the 40th ODA deal involving $ 2.5 billion after a bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Besides, Sheikh Hasina attended the Nikkei International Conference on ‘The Future of Asia’ as a keynote speaker, joined a community reception accorded to her and attended a breakfast roundtable meeting with Japanese business leaders.

Family members of the Japanese Holey Artisan victims and JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka also separately met Sheikh Hasina there.

On May 31, the Prime Minister left Japan for Jeddah on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia to attend the 14th OIC Summit 2019 held in Makkah.

During her stay in Saudi Arabia, she attended the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit, performed Umrah and offered Ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in Medina.

Sheikh Hasina went to Finland on June 3 on a five-day visit, the final destination of her tri-nation visit.

During her stay, she had a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on June 4 and joined a community reception accorded to her by All European Awami League on June 5.