PM calls on Pope at city’s Vatican Embassy

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Dhaka, December 01: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday made a courtesy call on Pope Francis at Vatican Embassy in the city.PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim said Pope and Prime Minister exchanged greetings followed by a 20-minute private conversation.

After the meeting the Prime Minister introduced her younger sister Sheikh Rehana with Pope. Son of Rehana Radwan Mujib Siddiq and his wife Peppe Siddiq were also present.

Pope Francis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and family members of Bangabandhu took photographs.

Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh Thursday on a three-day visit.