A group of 78 Bangladeshis, Thai and other foreign nationals arrived in Dhaka from Thailand on Saturday.
The Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok facilitated the repatriation of the passengers by special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG 4089.The flight was arranged on a self-payment basis in line with the Bangladesh government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance and support for repatriation of Bangladeshis stranded abroad, said a media release on Sunday.
The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 5am on Sunday.
Bangladesh Ambassador to Thailand Mohammed Abdul Hye thanked the Thai government for extending their cooperation in the repatriation of the stranded Bangladeshi nationals.
Since outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the Embassy of Bangladesh, Bangkok has so far facilitated 13 special flights from Bangkok to Dhaka in coordination with the authorities concerned in Bangladesh and Thailand.
Officers of the Embassy saw the passengers off at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and extended necessary consular and other assistance with departure formalities.