Bangladesh Embassy facilitates repatriation flight from Bangkok to Dhaka

Diplomatic Correspondent

28 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 37 Bangladeshi and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by special Biman Bangladesh airlines flight on Saturday morning.

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, said a press release of the Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok on Sunday.  The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka on Saturday at 5am. Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand Mohammed Abdul Hye has thanked the Thai Government for extending their cooperation in this regard.

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, 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.