POST TIME: 4 December, 2019 12:38:52 AM
PM leaves Madrid for home
UNB, Madrid

PM leaves Madrid for home

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday left Madrid wrapping up her visit to Spain after attending the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25). The world’s 12-day annual climate summit, COP25, kicked off in Madrid, the Spain’s central capital, on Monday under the UN framework convention on climate change. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage took off from Madrid Torrejon Airport at 9:30am (local time).

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the World Tourism Organization Hassan Mahmood Khandker saw her off at the airport. The aircraft was set to land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 12:40am (BST) today. Earlier on Sunday, the Prime Minister went to Madrid and attended the inaugural and other events of COP25. On the sidelines of the climate summit, Sheikh Hasina had meetings with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte and Spanish President Pedro Sánchez here. Besides, the Prime Minister attended a community reception in Madrid.