Government Policy

PM returns home from Austria

DHAKA, May 31, 2017 (BSS) -Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home this morning after wrapping up her two-day official visit to Austria to attend a conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

A special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and her members of the entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here at 7:20 am.

During the visit to Austria, the prime minister addressed the opening session of the conference titled "Conference on the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme: 60 years and Beyond- Contributing to Development" on Tuesday.

She also held official talks with Austrian Federal Chancellor Christian Kern and met Austrian Federal President Alexander Van Der Bellen.

Sheikh Hasina had a meeting with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at his office.

Bangladesh and Austria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) after the official talks.

On Monday, the prime minister joined a community event followed by an iftar party at Grand Hotel in the Austrian capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)