PM accorded warm reception in Singapore


MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a warm reception as she reached Singapore on Sunday afternoon on a four-day official visit to Singapore at the invitation of her Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and members of her entourage landed at Changi Airport in Singapore at 2:30pm local time.

Singapore Senior Minister of State of the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources and the Ministry of Health Dr Amy Khor and Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman received the premier at the airport.

From the airport the prime minister in a ceremonial motorcade was taken to Shangri-La Hotel where she will be staying during the visit.

On Monday, Sheikh Hasina will be given a welcome reception by the Singapore government. After the welcome reception, the premier will pay a courtesy call on Singapore President Halimah Yacob at Istana.