Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

PM accorded warm reception at Elysee Palace in Paris

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 | 3:41 am | 61 times

PM accorded warm reception at Elysee Palace in Paris

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a warm and rousing reception at Elysee Palace on the first day of her visit here on Tuesday (November 9).

The Presidential Guard gave the Prime Minister salute on her arrival at the Presidential Palace.

French President Emmanuel Macron later received Sheikh Hasina. Then both the leaders went upstairs. They posed for photo sessions twice – during the reception and while going upstairs.

They went for luncheon meeting and tete-a-tete after making brief statements.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikau, Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen and Bangladesh Ambassador Khandaker Mohammad Talha accompanied the Prime Minister.

The Republican Guard later gave the Bangladesh premier the state guard of honour.

In the evening, the Prime Minister had a bilateral meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex at his official residence the Matignon.

Sheikh Hasina arrived Paris from London on Tuesday morning to attend the 75th Anniversary of UNESCO and distribute the first-ever UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy.

During her stay in Paris, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury and Dassault Aviation president Eric Trappier, Thales president Patrice Caine will call on her at her place of residence on Wednesday.

She will have a meeting with the French business organization MEDEF’s high-profile delegate.

Later in the afternoon, she will visit the French Senate where she will receive an official reception during the ongoing Senate Session.

On November 11, Sheikh Hasina will attend the Paris Peace Forum._BSS

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