Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended a dinner hosted by President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here tonight.
Bangladesh President hosted the dinner in honour of his Maldivian counterpart, who is on a three-day tour in Dhaka since March 17 to attend the celebrations of Bangladesh’s Independence golden jubilee and birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
President’s Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin briefed newsmen after the programme, saying the premier also enjoyed the cultural function, performed by the artistes of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy here.
The press secretary said the premier reached the Bangabhaban at 7.30pm.
Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossian, several ministers, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three services and senior civil and military officials also attended the dinner at the Presidential palace.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)