Nepalese PM invites Sheikh Hasina to join BIMSTEC Summit

Publish: 3:19 PM, August 5, 2018 | Update: 3:19:PM, August 5, 2018

DHAKA  – Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the upcoming 4th BIMSTEC Summit to be held in Kathmandu later this month.

“Sharma Oli made the invitation when he phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina last evening,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told reporters.

The press secretary said the Nepalese premier phoned her Bangladesh counterpart at 7:30 pm and talked for nearly 10 minutes.

“He (Sharma) especially requested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to join the BIMSTEC Summit,” Karim said. The two leaders also exchanged greetings, he said.

The two-day Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is scheduled to begin on August 30 next.