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Macron due on Sept 10

Published : 05 Sep 2023 10:46 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2023 12:32 PM

France President Emmanuel Macron will pay a bilateral visit to Bangladesh on September 10 at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according to the foreign affairs ministry.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to receive the French President at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA).

During the visit, President Macron will pay homage to Father of the Nation  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at  Dhanmondi 32. 

He is scheduled to hold a summit meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and join a banquet to be hosted by her in honour of the French President. 

The two leaders are expected to witness signing couple of bilateral instruments and hold a joint press briefing.

The French President will be accompanied by, among others, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna.

Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen will see him off. 

The governments of Bangladesh and France sincerely hope that the visit of the  French President to Bangladesh will further elevate the friendly relations  between the two countries to a new height. 

Mentionable, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited France in November 2021 at  the invitation of the French President Emmanuel Macron.