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78 Bangladeshis, foreign nationals arrive from Thailand

A group of 78 Bangladeshis, Thai and other foreign nationals arrived here from Thailand on Saturday.

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok facilitated repatriation of the passengers by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight (BG 4089).

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 a media release on Sunday.

The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 5am on Sunday.

Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand Mohammed Abdul Hye 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 13 special flights from Bangkok to Dhaka in coordination with the authorities concerned in Bangladesh and Thailand.

Officers of the Embassy saw the passengers off at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and extended necessary consular and other assistance for their departure formalities.

Source: United News of Bangladesh