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PM Hasina meets Pope Francis

Published on: 6:57 pm - Monday | February 12, 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has met with Pope Francis on Monday (February 12).

The meeting was held in Vatican City as PM Hasina arrived there from the Italian capital Rome near the holy city.

PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told journalists that the premier was accorded with a static guard of honor as she arrived in Vatican City around 10:00am local time.

Pope Francis earlier visited Bangladesh from November 31 to December 2 last at Sheikh Hasina’s invitation.

In the evening, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley will pay a courtesy call on the prime minister at her hotel in Rome.

Sheikh Hasina arrived in Italy on Sunday evening (February 11) to attend the 41st Session of the Governing Council of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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