The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka to New York to attend the 70th general assembly of United Nations. She was leaving by a VIP flight of Bangladesh Airlines from Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10am today.

Sheikh Hasina led the team of 60 members in this tour. Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhit, Foreign Minister AH Mahmud Ali, Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSC, Advisor to the Prime Minister HT Imam, Gouhor Rijvi, Moshiur Rahman and Deputi Minister Shahriyar Alom and Meher Afroz Chumki.

Minister of Industy Amir Hossain Amu, Minister of Trade and Commerce Tofayel Ahmed, Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism Rashed Khan Menon went to Airport to see off The Prime Minister.

Cabinet Secretary , Principal Secretary , chiefs of three services , the US Ambassador and the British High Commissioner were present there.