Swiss President Berset in Dhaka

Switzerland President Alain Berset arrives in Dhaka on Sunday noon (Feb 4) on a four-day official visit to Bangladesh.

A special flight carrying president Berset landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 1:15pm where Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid welcomed him with red carpet reception.

From airport, President Berset will be escorted to hotel Sonargaon where he will be staying during the visit.

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will pay a courtesy call on him, at Sonargaon hotel in the evening.

President Abdul Hamid will host a dinner party in honor of his Swiss counterpart.

However, the Swiss President is expected to hold meeting with President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Rohingya issue would get importance apart from various bilateral issues between Bangladesh-Switzerland.

Some instruments between Bangladesh-Switzerland would be inked.

The Swiss President is expected to visit the Kutupalong Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar Tuesday (February 6).

This is the first occasion that any Swiss President is visiting Bangladesh.