PM flies to Jakarta Monday to join IORA Summit
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Jakarta on Monday on a three-day official visit to Indonesia to join the Leaders' Summit in Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
The IORA is an international organisation consisting of 21 coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.
During the visit, Sheikh Hasina will also arrange bilateral meetings with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
"A Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the premier and her entourage members will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka for Jakarta on Monday morning," PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.
The flight is scheduled to land at Halim Pardana Kusuma International Airport, Jakarta at 3pm local time.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Indonesia Major General Azmal Kabir and representatives of the host government would receive the prime minister at the airport.
After the reception at the airport, a ceremonial motorcade would escort Sheikh Hasina to Hotel Shangri-La at Central Jakarta City, a special capital region of Jakarta, where she will be staying during her visit to Indonesia.