PM arrives in Rome

2018-02-12_bss-41_665125ROME, Italy – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here last afternoon on a four-day official visit to Italy and Vatican City, reports BSS.

An Emirates flight carrying the premier and her entourage members landed at Fiumicino Airport in Rome at 6:45 pm local time.

Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Abdus Sobhan Sikder and vice president of IFAD Claudia Richter will receive the premier at the airport.

In Italy, the premier will attend the annual governing council meeting of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at the invitation of IFAD President Gilbert F Houngbo.

At an invitation of Pope Francis, Sheikh Hasina will visit the Holy See (Vatican City) on February 12 and hold a meeting with the Pope and Secretary State of Vatican City Cardinal Pietro Paroline.

The Prime Minister will return home in the evening on February 16.