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PM leaves Dhaka Friday to attend UNGA in NY

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Published: 13:42, 16 September 2021  
PM leaves Dhaka Friday to attend UNGA in NY

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (File photo)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to leave Dhaka on Friday (September 17) on a two-week official visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

This is going to be Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s first overseas visit since the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in March 2020.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will formally brief the media on the PM’s visit at 3:00 pm on Thursday (September 16).

As per her schedule, the Prime Minister will leave for New York from Helsinki, Finland on September 19 after her stopover there on September 17-18.

She will stay in New York from September 19-24 to attend the UNGA where she is likely to address on September 24.

Wrapping up her official visit to New York, the Prime Minister will visit Washington DC where she will stay from September 25 to 30.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to leave Washington for Dhaka on September 30 and will return home on October 1 after a stopover in Finland.

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