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Hasina to visit Switzerland from tomorrow

Updated: Jan 14, 2017 17:38 IST      
Hasina to visit Switzerland from tomorrow

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 14 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave on a four-day official visit to Switzerland on Sunday to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The annual meeting of the WEF will begin on January 17 in Davos.

Hasina would be received by Bangladesh Ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the UN Offices Shameem Ahsan on her arrival at the airport, reports the Dhaka Tribune.

The Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Hasina will attend a number of events of the WEF during her stay in Davos.

She would also hold talks with WEF Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

Hasina is expected to return Dhaka on January 21.(ANI)

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