Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Abu Dhabi on Monday on a five-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates.
A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, that left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4:15 pm (local time), carrying the PM and her entourage, landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 7:25pm.
The prime minister is undertaking the visit at the invitation of UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makdoum, who is also the ruler of Dubai.
Bangladesh and the UAE seek to elevate their ties to a comprehensive partnership with deeper political engagement.
High on the agenda during the visit is trade and commerce; investment, manpower and cooperation in other potential areas including renewable energy.
Hasina is scheduled to return home at 11:30pm on March 12.