61 more return from Thailand

Diplomatic Correspondent

31 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 61 Bangladeshi, Thai and other foreign nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh airlines flight on Saturday.

The flight was arranged on self-payment basis in line with the Bangladesh Government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance and support for repatriation of stranded Bangladeshis abroad, said the Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok on Sunday.   

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand Mohammed Abdul Hye has thanked the Thai Government for extending their cooperation in repatriation of the stranded Bangladeshi nationals.

Since outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the Embassy of Bangladesh, Bangkok has so far facilitated 14 special flights from Bangkok to Dhaka in coordination with the authorities concerned in Bangladesh and Thailand.