Prime Minister arrives at Quebec
09 Jun 2018, 08:16 | updated: 09 Jun 2018, 10:09
Quebec: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on a four-day official visit to Canada to attend the Outreach Leaders Programme of the G7, the group of seven countries with advanced economies in the world.
A flight of Air Canada, which left Toronto Pearson International Airport at 12:00pm (local time), arrived at Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport at 2:00pm on Friday (local time), reports the UNB.
Bangladesh High Commissioner in Canada Mizanur Rahman received her at the airport.
Earlier, an Emirates Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Toronto at 9:20am (local time).
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invited 12 world leaders, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to take part in a special outreach session of the G7 Summit.
The G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
During her visit, the Prime Minister will join the outreach session at Quebec City on June 9.
On June 10, she will hold a bilateral meeting with her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Quebec in the morning and join a views-exchange meeting with Bangladesh expatriates in Toronto in the evening.
Besides, Sheikh Hasina will have a meeting with Canada’s special envoy on Rohingya crisis Bob Rae in Toronto on June 11.
The Prime Minister will return home on June 12.