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PM reaches Dubai en route home

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BSS, Dubai :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Tuesday morning on her way back home wrapping up a four-day official visit to Canada to attend the outreach session of G7 Summit.
The prime minister joined the outreach session of the G7 Summit at the invitation of her Canadian counterpart Justine Trudeau. An Emirates flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at Dubai International Airport at 11:35 am local time (1:35 pm BST).
Bangladesh Ambassador to United Arab Emirates (UAE) Mohammad Imran received the prime minister at the airport.
After making a five-hour stopover, the prime minister will leave Dubai for home at 4:45 pm local time by another Emirates flight.
The prime minister joined the outreach session of the G7 Summit at Hotel Le Manoir Richelieu in Quebec on Saturday.
She joined the G7 Outreach Session with 16 other world dignitaries beyond the Group of Seven (G7), a platform of the world's seven largest advanced economies - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
She also held a meeting with Justine Trudeau on Sunday morning at her place of residence at Hotel Chateau Frontenac.
On Friday, Sheikh Hasina attended a dinner hosted by the Governor General of Canada in honour of heads of state and government who took part in the G7 Summit and outreach programme.
From Quebec, Sheikh Hasina returned to Toronto on Sunday and addressed a reception accorded to her by Canada chapter of Awami League.
The prime minister held a meeting with Special Envoy of Canada on Myanmar Bob Rae at her hotel The Ritz Carlton on Monday morning.
Sheikh Hasina also had a meeting with Deputy Premier of Saskatchewan and Minister for Trade and Export Development Gordon Wyant Q.C. and Minister of Immigration and career Training of Saskatchewan Jeremy Harrison and business leaders of Saskatchewan Province.
Before departing Toronto, the prime minister held a meeting with President and CEO of Commercial Corporation of Canada (CCC) Martin Zablocki at her hotel.

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