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Queen Mathilde in Dhaka

Update : 06 Feb 2023, 11:19

Mathilde, the Queen of Belgium, reached Dhaka on Monday morning on a three-day visit.

She landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9am.

The Queen of Belgium will meet the President and Prime Minister during her visit to Bangladesh. Apart from this, she can also visit the Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar, a garment factory, local schools and projects related to floods.

The Queen plans to measure and support the progress made in Bangladesh in the areas of girls' education, women's economic empowerment, the fight against domestic violence and mental health.

She is interested in responses to environmental problems.

As one of the 17 SDG Advocates of the UN, she will visit projects in Dhaka and Khulna district.

She is also scheduled to visit a UNDP water project in Khulna.


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