Staff Correspondent | Wed,16 October 2019:
Prime Minister made a courtesy call on President at Bangabhaban on Wednesday evening.
The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina discussed different state level issues, especially her recent visits to the USA and India, with the President M Abdul Hamid, President’s Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told this while talking to reporters after the meeting.
Joynal Abedin told that the head of the government apprised the President of the outcome of her recent US-India visits and also handed over two separate reports in this connection to him, and PM paid a 4 day visit to India from October 3-6 to attend the India economic Summit of the World Economic Forum and held bilateral talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
The Press Secretary told that President Abdul Hamid also congratulated PM Sheikh Hasina for getting three prestigious awards during her US-India visits, during the UNGA in New York; PM received two international awards for successful immunisation programmes.
Joynal Abedin said during the meeting, the President and prime minister enquired each other about their health.
He said that PM reached the Bangabhaban at 7 pm. On her arrival, the Prime Minister was received by President Abdul Hamid and his spouse Rashida Khanam with a bouquet, and Prime Minister also presented a bouquet to the head of the state.