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Covid-19 infected Nilphamari mayor airlifted to Dhaka

Staff Correspondent

7 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Nilphamari Municipality Mayor Dewan Kamal Ahmed, who is infected with coronavirus, was airlifted from Saidpur to Dhaka on Monday on a helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF).

He was admitted to Bangladesh Specialized Hospital for better treatment. BAF has been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) assistance in aid to civil power under Bangladesh Armed Forces in the national crisis.  In line with this, Chief of Air Staff of BAF provided necessary guidance to carry out the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) mission.