Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Hadisur’s family to get $5 lakh as compensation

The family of Hadisur Rahman, the sailor of the Bangladeshi vessel Banglar Samriddhi, who died in a rocket attack on a Ukrainian port, will get $5 lakh as compensation from an overseas insurance company.

The government will also employ the younger brother of the deceased in the Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC).

Apart from that, the other staff of the ship will get seven months’ salary as compensation.

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said this while addressing a meeting at BSC Tower in the capital, said a press release.

On March 2, the vessel, which remained stranded at a port in Ukraine, came under a "missile" attack.