PM leaves for Hungary tomorrow on a four-day visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here for Budapest tomorrow morning on a four-day bilateral visit in conjunction with Budapest Water Summit 2016 at the invitation of Hungarian President Dr Janos Ader.

During the visit, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will take part in different sessions of the two-day Budapest Water Summit (BWS-2916) and hold a bilateral meeting with her Hungarian counterpart Victor Orban.

She is also expected to inaugurate Bangladesh-Hungarian Business and Economic Forum and make a call on President Janos Ader.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight would leave Dhaka with the premier and her delegation members in the morning and reach Ferenc Liszt International Airport at the midday there in Budapest.

Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation Istv n Mikola, Bangladesh Ambassador to Hungary Abu Zafar and Hungarian Ambassador to Bangladesh Gyula Petho will receive the Prime Minister at the airport.

She will be staying at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest. From the airport the Prime Minister in a ceremonial motorcade will be taken to Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace where she will be staying during the visit.

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandkar Mosharraf Hossain, Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud and a business delegation will accompany the Prime Minister during the visit.

Sheikh Hasina, a member of High Level panel on water (HLPW) of the UN and the World Bank would attend the inaugural session of the Water Summit on Monday and along with the Hungarian President and other dignitaries she will visit a Sustainable Water Solution Expo.

On the next day she will attend high level meeting of the summit and a working lunch to be hosted by President Janos Ader.

She will hold bilateral talks with her Hungarian counterpart on Tuesday morning at Kossuth Square and the meeting is expected to be followed by the signing ceremony of a number of agreements.

The two Prime Ministers will address a joint press conference after the bilateral talks.

The MoUs will be on consultation between the foreign ministries of the two countries, cooperation on water management and agriculture. A MoU will be signed between FBCCI and Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mahmood Ali said.

Sheikh Hasina will meet with President of Hungary Janos Ader at Sandor Presidential Palace Monday afternoon. She will visit Heroes' Square at Budapest Tuesday and lay floral wreath paying tributes to the Hungarian national heroes and soldiers who died for establishment of the country.

The Prime Minister will leave Budapest for home Wednesday morning and is expected to reach Dhaka at 11.30 pm.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)