Stranded Bangladeshis return from Qatar

  • 8 months   ago

A special flight has flown back 28 Bangladeshis, who were stranded in Doha amid travel restrictions imposed after the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight landed at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at 8:12am on Sunday, Biman’s Deputy General Manager Tahera Khandaker told Dhaka Tribune.

Just recently, a total of 195 Bangladesh citizens who were stranded in Canada amid coronavirus pandemic returned home from Toronto by a special chartered flight of Qatar Airways.




The Qatar Airways aircraft landedat 7:41 am last May 22, carrying 195 Bangladeshi nationals after making a short technical stopover in Doha, airport official sources confirmed. 

On May 14, Bangladesh extended the ongoing ban on flight operation for the sixth consecutive times till May 30 to and from all European countries and the nations that restricted the entry of Bangladeshis to their territories as well as on all domestic routes over the coronavirus fear.

The government so far repatriated stranded Bangladeshis from different other countries including India, the USA, the UK, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and South Korea.

The other countries, including the USA, India, Japan, Canada, Australia, Turkey, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Bhutan, Myanmar and different European countries also operated several special chartered flights amid the flight suspension to repatriate their citizens from here.

Source: Dhaka Tribune