Dhaka, May 15: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday left Dhaka for London en route to Bulgaria to attend the “Global Women Leaders` Forum” in Sofia.
During her 3-day official visit, the Prime Minister will also hold official talks and a tete-e-tete with her Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov.
A VVIP flight (BG-005) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and members of her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for the British capital at 10.30 am.
Ministers, the chiefs of three services, the dean of the diplomatic corps and high civil and military officials were present at the airport to see the Premier off.
The flight is expected to reach Heathrow International Airport in London at 4.15 pm (London time) today.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Md Abdul Hannan will receive the Premier at the airport.