Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed, London: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in the British capital here this afternoon. The premier is now on an official tour to the United Kingdom and the United States to join the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). On her arrival at the airport, the Prime Minister was received by High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem. The younger daughter of Father of Nation, Sheikh Rehana, and State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam were present at the airport. The United Kingdom (UK) chapter of Bangladesh Awami League has received Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she arrived here. Leaders and activists of UK Awami League led by its president Sultan Mahmud Sharif and general secretary Sayed Sajidur Rahman Faruk received the Prime Minister with a bouquet at Claris Hotel in Central London. Senior vice president Alhaj Jalal Uddin, UK AL advisory council chairman Alhaj Samsuddin Khan, vice presidents Prof Abul Hashem and Hormuz Ali, joint secretaries Naeem Uddin Riaz and Maruf Ahmed Chowdhury and organizing secretary Abdul Ahad Chowdhury, among others, were present.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in the British capital here on Thursday afternoon (local time).