Warm welcome to Sheikh Hasina in Saudi Arabia


MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received warm reception in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night as the PM on a four-day official visit to attend the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at King Khalid International Airport at 11.15 pm (local time).

Saudi State Minister for Sura Affairs Mohamed Faisal Bin Abu Saad and Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Moshi received the Prime Minister at the airport.

During her visit, Hasina will also perform holy Umrah in Makkah and offer ziarat at the Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in Medina.

The Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit will begin at King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in the Saudi capital this afternoon.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, US President Donald Trump and 56 Arab and Muslim leaders will join the summit to discuss ways to combat extremism and illicit financing under the summit slogan ‘Together We Prevail’.

The premier will return home in the early hours of May 24.