News desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a warm reception as she arrived at the Peace Palace, the Prime Minister’s Office of the Cambodian premier, here this morning.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen received Sheikh Hasina at the entrance of the Peace Palace at around 8:30 am local time.
Later, the Bangladesh prime minister was taken to a well-decorated dias when a smartly turned out contingent of the Cambodian armed forces gave a guard of honour to her.
The national anthems of the two countries were played during the time. Sheikh Hasina took salute and inspected the guard.
The Cambodian prime minister and his Bangladesh counterpart introduced their cabinet colleagues to each other later.
Earlier, on her way to the Peace Palace, hundreds of school students greeted the prime minister by waving miniature of Bangladesh national flag and flower.
Meanwhile, official talks between Bangladesh and Cambodia began at the Peace Palace aimed at further boosting bilateral ties along with enhancing trade and investment relation and cooperation on various sectors between the two countries.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is leading the Bangladesh side at the talks, while the Cambodian premier Hun Sen is leading his country.
Before the meeting, the two premiers held a tete-a-tete for some time.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Sunday afternoon on a three-day official visit to Cambodian Capital at the invitation of her Cambodian counterpart. bss