Published:  03:02 AM, 06 December 2017 Last Update: 03:10 AM, 06 December 2017

PM returns from Cambodia

PM returns from Cambodia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home yesterday afternoon wrapping up her three-day official visit to Cambodia at the invitation of her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and members of her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal Inter-national Airport at 4.35 pm. Bangladesh and Cambodia signed an agreement and nine memoranda of understanding (MoU) to boost trade and investment

relations, and enhance cooperation in various fields like tourism, agriculture, civil aviation, ICT and technical education during the Prime Minister's visit to the Southeast Asian country.

Sheikh Hasina led the Bangladesh side at the official talks with Cambodia. She also had a royal audience with King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni. She joined a business dialogue arranged by the Cambodian Chamber and attended an official dinner hosted by the Cambodian premier.

The Bangladesh premier placed a wreath at the Independence Monument at Phnom Penh. She paid homage to late King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk by laying a wreath at his Royal Memorial Statue.

Former Cambodian prime minister and President of Funcinpec, a Cambodian royal party, Norodom Ranariddh paid a courtesy call on her in her hotel suite.

Official sources said Bangladesh Prime Minister's visit to Cambodia helped increase connectivity and cooperation among Bangladesh and Cambodia in the interest of the people of the two countries as well as the region.



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