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President Xi leaves for Goa ending historic Dhaka tour


Dhaka – Chinese President Xi Jinping left here for Goa, India on Saturday morning wrapping up his historic two-day state visit to Bangladesh.A special flight of Air China, carrying the Chinese President and his entourage, left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:20am. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina saw President Xi off at the airport.
A smartly turned out contingent of the President’s Regiment Guard (PGR) gave armed salute to Chinese President at the airport during his departure.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, Planning Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Principal Secretary Abul Kalam Azad and Diplomats were present on the occasion.
Four fighter jets of Bangladesh Air Force escorted the Chinese President’s plane as it took off and remained on Bangladesh airspace.
Xi Jinping went Goa to attend a two-day five-nation BRICS Summit beginning on October 16.


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