Md. Ashraful Islam: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to visit three European countries in early November to mark the 26th World Climate Conference (COP 26).
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told reporters at his residence in Dhaka on Thursday about the Prime Minister’s visit.
He said the Prime Minister would leave Dhaka for Glasgow, Scotland on October 31. He will attend the three-day high-level meeting of COP 28 from November 1. Then go from Glasgow to Paris via London.
Sheikh Hasina is going to take part in the climate conference at a time when she is chairing the Bangladesh Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Vulnerable 20 Group.
Foreign Minister Momen said he was also preparing to hold a high-level meeting of the CVF and COP-28 on the sidelines of the climate conference.
He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would address a joint sitting of both houses of the Scottish Parliament.
This year’s World Climate Conference will be hosted by the United Kingdom in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 October to 12 November.
Possibility of a bilateral meeting with Johnson
Foreign Minister Momen also said that work was underway on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during her visit to London.
He said, “The Prime Minister will go to London from Glasgow. We are trying to have a bilateral meeting with the British Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. But it is not final yet. করছি We hope it will be. “
Momen said, “The British government was saying, if in Glasgow (meeting); Because he (Boris Johnson) will stay one night extra to meet many. We said that London is better. We are working on it. It will most likely be in London. ”
Sheikh Hasina will travel from London to Paris, France; There he will attend an event organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The ‘UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize in the Field of Creative Economy’, funded by Bangladesh, will be presented at the event on November 11.