More Malaysian citizens to leave Bangladesh Wednesday

More Malaysian citizens will leave Dhaka for Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday by a chartered flight amid the coronavirus outbreak.


Malaysia Embassy in Dhaka is arranging the return of 40 nationals from Bangladesh by Malindo Airlines which is scheduled to leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:55pm, an official at the embassy said.


This is going to be third chartered flight to facilitate return of Malaysian citizens.


On April 22, a total of 130 people, including citizens of Malaysia and Singapore, left Dhaka by a special flight


Malaysian High Commission in Dhaka in cooperation with Singapore Consulate in Dhaka facilitated their return.


Of the 130 citizens, 60 were Malaysian while 29 Singapore citizens, according to Malaysian High Commission in Dhaka.


Earlier, some 230 Malaysian returned home from Dhaka by a special flight of Malaysian Airlines on March 25.


Source: United News of Bangladesh