PM to join Saudi-led military drill’s concluding ceremony


MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to join the concluding ceremony of a Saudi-led joint grand military exercise named “Gulf Shield-1” in the kingdom’s eastern province of Al-Jubail on Monday.

She will attend the function at the invitation of Saudi King and the custodian of the two holy mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as the parades of armed forces of 24 participating countries including Bangladesh will feature the ceremony.

The premier arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening on a two-day official visit.

Saudi Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet for Majlis Al-Shura Affairs Mohammed bin Faisal Abu Saq and Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Mosih welcomed the Prime Minister at the airport, reported news agency.