A red carpet was rolled out at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HISA) in Dhaka on Tuesday morning as Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering arrived here on a three-day official visit.
The Bhutanese prime minister is the fourth among the world leaders after that of the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Nepal to attend the celebrations of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the country’s independence.
The VVIP aircraft of Druk Air, carrying the Bhutanese prime minister and his entourage, landed at the airport at 9:30am.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina welcomed him at the VVIP tarmac of the airport presenting him with a bouquet.
Dr Lotay Tshering was given an honour guard by a smartly turned out contingent drawn from the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force at the airport.