PM Hasina returns home from Saudi Arabia

She attended the OIC's conference on women in Islam and performed Umrah during her trip

Published : 8 Nov 2023, 04:47 AM
Updated : 8 Nov 2023, 04:47 AM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Bangladesh after participating in the 'International Conference on Women in Islam', organised by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and performing Umrah.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the premier and her entourage landed at Dhaka's Shahjalal International Airport around 7:45 am on Wednesday, her Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid Tusher said.

The premier was one of the key speakers at the inaugural ceremony of the Women in Islam conference held in Jeddah on Nov 6. She also engaged with senior officials from the OIC and other member nations on the sidelines of the conference.

Hasina later inaugurated an exhibition titled 'Women in Islam' and participated in a dinner hosted in her honour during her time at the conference.

She also visited the holy cities of Makkah and Madina, where she performed Umrah and offered prayers at the mausoleum of Prophet Muhammad.