French President Macron leaves Dhaka

French President Macron leaves Dhaka

French President Emmanuel Macron left Dhaka for his country by a special flight at 3pm on Monday. Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen, Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and Awami League MP Saber Hossain Chowdhury saw him off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Macron arrived in Dhaka on Sunday evening on a two-day official visit to Bangladesh after attending the G-20 Summit in New Delhi, India. A red carpet was rolled out and national anthems of both the countries were played as Macron was received by the prime minister with a flower bouquet at the airport at 8.10 pm on Sunday. A guard of honour and 21-gun salute was given to him by the Armed Forces.

Macron also inspected the guard of honour. From the airport, Macron went to the Hotel InterContinental where he later attended an official dinner hosted by the Bangladesh premier in his honour. The French president later went to the Dhanmondi Lake to enjoy the music show performed by local band Joler Gaan.

On Monday morning, he paid glowing homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait and then visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in the capital.

Later, a bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and Emmanuel Macron was held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the capital after having a Tete-a-Tete. Dhaka and Paris also signed two instruments regarding Bangabandhu-2 Satellite and improvement of urban infrastructure in Bangladesh.

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