Hasina reaches Abu Dhabi to attend sustainable development gathering
January 13th, 2020 at 11:54 am
Hasina reaches Abu Dhabi to attend sustainable development gathering

Dhaka – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached in Abu Dhabi to attend a gathering of global policymakers, industry specialists, technology pioneers and the next generation of sustainability leaders in the United Arab Emirates.

During her three-day visit, the prime minister will join the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Week began on Sunday to be run through Saturday with participants discussing major social, economic and environmental issues.

Hasina, who landed in Abu Dhabi on Sunday night, is also scheduled to attend the ceremony of Zayed Sustainability Award, the annual honour that recognizes and rewards the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovating and inspiring sustainable solutions.

The award was introduced after the name of late founder of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in five categories – Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools.     

Hasina is scheduled to attend the “Abu Dhabi Sustainable Week” and “Zayed Sustainable Awards Ceremony” at the ICC Hall of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on Monday morning.

She will join the conference of Bangladeshi envoys in the region at Shangri-La Hotel, where the prime minister has been staying.

She is scheduled to meet the UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan and wife of UAE Founder and Founding President Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi on Tuesday.

She will attend an interview session on The Critical Role of Women in Delivering Climate Action at the conference venue.

Hasina is expected to return home Tuesday night.

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