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PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Baku today on a four-day official visit to Azerbaijan to attend the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

The two-day summit of the NAM, a forum of 120 developing countries, will be held at Baku Congress Centre in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku on October 25-26.

“Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join the summit along with other heads of state and government of the member states of the NAM,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS on Wednesday.

According to the schedule of the visit, a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the premier and her entourage members will take off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for Baku today afternoon.

The flight is scheduled to land at Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport at 8:55 pm local time the same day.

After the reception at the airport, a ceremonial motorcade will escort the prime minister to Hotel Hilton Baku, where she will be staying during her tour to Azerbaijan.