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HomeNewsPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina has gone to Thailand on a six-day visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has gone to Thailand on a six-day visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has gone to Thailand on a six-day visit

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a warm red carpet welcome on her arrival in Bangkok, Thailand Photo: Bass

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left for Thailand today on a six-day official visit.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting the country at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Thailand to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage left Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:13 am today. The flight landed at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport at 1:08 p.m. local time.

Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud held a press conference last Monday on the occasion of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Thailand from April 24 to 29. He said, this is a bilateral and multilateral visit. The visit is significant for both sides. Because, it will open a new door of cooperation between the two friendly countries Bangladesh and Thailand.

This is the Prime Minister’s first bilateral visit after the formation of the current government last January. During the visit, Sheikh Hasina will hold a bilateral meeting with Thai Prime Minister Sretha Thavisin. will attend the 80th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNSCAP).

In a press conference on Monday, the foreign minister said that Bangladesh and Thailand will sign several cooperation documents, including a letter of interest to negotiate a free trade agreement between the two countries. The visit will create an opportunity to review a possible ‘Free Trade Agreement’ between the two countries to expand trade and increase imports and exports. Dhaka will strongly raise the issue of Bangladesh’s application to become ASEAN’s ‘Sectoral Dialogue Partner’ during the visit. Inside Myanmar Bangladesh will reiterate its call on Thailand as a member of ASEAN to play a more active role in the Rohingya repatriation process amid the ongoing political conflict. Since both Thailand and Myanmar are member countries of ASEAN, the Rohingya issue will be discussed with due importance.