News Desk, April 9 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will preside over the Eight-nation Alliance or D-8 for four years.

The 10th summit of the top eight states started on April 5 virtually. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the summit of the alliance on Thursday. Bangladesh is a host country for this year's conference.

The top leaders of the alliance were present in the meeting.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina spoke on behalf of Bangladesh. Heads of state and government of other countries virtually addressed the meeting.

Apart from Bangladesh, top leaders of Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey joined the meeting on a virtual platform. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is leading the Bangladesh delegation.