Prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Quebec on a four-day official visit to Canada to attend the Outreach Leaders Programme of the G7, the group of seven countries with advanced economies in the world, Agencies report.
A flight of Air Canada, which left Toronto Pearson International Airport at 12:00pm (local time), arrived at Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport at 2:00pm on Friday local time (12:00am on Saturday Bangladesh time).
Bangladesh high commissioner in Canada Mizanur Rahman received her at the airport.
Earlier, an Emirates Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage landed at Toronto at 9:30am local time (7:30pm Bangladesh time).
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau invited 12 world leaders, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to take part in a special outreach session of the G7 Summit.
The G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States . During her visit, the prime minister will join the outreach session at Quebec City on 9 June.
On the next day, she will hold a bilateral meeting with her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Quebec in the morning and join a views-exchange meeting with Bangladesh expatriates in Toronto in the evening.
Sheikh Hasina will also have a meeting with Canada’s special envoy on Rohingya crisis Bob Rae in Toronto on 11 June.
The prime minister is expected to return home on 12 June.