(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina set to leave for a four-day official visit to Singapore today.
A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight will carry the prime minister and members of her entourage. The flight is scheduled to reach Changi Airport in Singapore in the afternoon.
Foreign Minister Mahmood Ali, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid and senior government officials will accompany her during the tour. A high-level business delegation will also accompany the PM.
Tomorrow, Prime Minister Hasina will be given a welcome reception by the Singapore government. After the welcome reception, Hasina will pay a courtesy call on Singapore President Halimah Yacob at Istana.
Official talks between Sheikh Hasina and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will take place tomorrow morning. Following the talks, Bangladesh and Singapore are set to sign six memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for further enhancing co-operation in different sectors.
A memorandum of understanding will be signed between the International Enterprise Singapore and Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) on investment
Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and Singapore Manufacturing Federation will sign an MoU while Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and Singapore Manufacturing Federation will sign another MoU to strengthen business relations.
Other MoUs will be signed on public private partnership, expansion of air service agreement, digital leadership, innovation and digital government
On Tuesday, Hasina will attend a ceremony where an orchid in Singapore Botanical Garden, also world heritage site, will be named after her.
Later, she will join Singapore-Bangladesh Business Forum and Business Roundtable at Shangri-La Hotel as chief guest.
Prime Minister Hasina willreturn home on March 14.
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