PM arrives at Milan

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MILAN, Italy, Feb 6, 2020 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived here this afternoon.

The prime minister departed Rome for the Italian city of Milan by train at 1:20 pm and reached there at 4:30 pm local time.

She will stay at the Excelsior Hotel Gallia during her visit to Milan.

The premier earlier reached Rome on Tuesday afternoon (on February 4) on a four-day official visit to Italy at the invitation of her Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte.

During the visit, the prime minister held a bilateral meeting with Giuseppe Conte on February 5.

A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9:45am on February 4 for Rome and landed at the Fiumicino Airport in Rome at 4:30pm local time.

Sheikh Hasina attended a reception to be accorded in her honour at Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel and Spa in the evening.

On February 5, she inaugurated the Chancery Building of Bangladesh Embassy in Rome in Via Dell’Antartide area in the morning.

In the afternoon, the prime minister held bilateral talks with Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte and joined an official lunch at Palazzo Chigi, the official residence of the Italian prime minister.

Later, representatives of the Italian business companies paid call on the Bangladesh prime minister at the meeting room of her place of residence.

The prime minister then attended a dinner to be hosted by the Bangladesh ambassador to Italy at Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel and Spa.

On February 6, Sheikh Hasina had an audience with Pope Francis in the morning.

On February 7, the prime minister will leave Milan Malpensa
International Airport for home by an Emirates flight at 1:40 pm local time.

She will reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka at 8:10 am Bangladesh time on February 8 via Dubai.