Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Abu Dhabi Monday afternoon on a five-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates.
A VVIP flight of state-run Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the PM and her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4:15 pm.
The aircraft is scheduled to land at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 7:40pm (local time).
The prime minister is undertaking the visit at the invitation of UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makdoum, who is also the ruler of Dubai.
PM leaves Dhaka for Abu Dhabi
Bangladesh and the UAE seek to elevate their ties to a comprehensive partnership with deeper political engagement.
High on the agenda during the visit is trade and commerce; investment, manpower and cooperation in other potential areas including renewable energy.
Hasina is scheduled to return home at 11:30pm on March 12.
Source: United news of Bangladesh