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PM leaves New York for home

MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left New York for London en route home wrapping up her weeklong official visit to the United States to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, reported news agency.

A British Airways flight carrying the premier and her entourage members departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport here for London at 7:30 pm local time (BST 6.20 am on Sunday).

Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin and Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Masud Bin Momen saw the premier off at the airport.

The flight is scheduled to reach Heathrow International Airport in London at 7:45 am local time. After making an over 10-hour stopover in the British capital, the prime minister will leave London for home at 6:20 pm local time (BST 11.20 PM tonight) by a VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

The flight is scheduled to reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 9:25 am tomorrow. The prime minister addressed the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York on September 27 and had a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres the same day.


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