37 more people return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight

Diplomatic Correspondent

27th June, 2021 03:48:18 PM printer

37 more people return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 37 Bangladeshi and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight (BG 4089) early Saturday.

The flight was arranged on self-payment basis in line with Bangladesh Government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance and support to stranded Bangladeshis abroad.

The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 05:00 am on 26 June 2021.

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand Mohammed Abdul Hye has thanked the Thai Government for extending their cooperation in this regard.

Since outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Bangkok has so far facilitated 15 special flights from Bangkok to Dhaka in coordination with the authorities concerned in Bangladesh and Thailand.

Ambassador Mohammed Abdul Hye and other officials of the Embassy saw the passengers off at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and extended necessary consular and other assistance for their departure formalities.