Kuwait Armed Forces delegation has praised the Bangladeshi pilot for capably handling the Bangladesh Air Force helicopter during an emergency landing in Sreemangal.
A helicopter carrying the Kuwait delegation made an emergency landing inside a Border Guard Bangladesh camp on Wednesday.
The helicopter was carrying around 15-16 passengers, including the visiting Kuwait Armed Forces delegation.
Bangladesh Army Chief of Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq met the delegation, led by chief of general staff of Kuwait Armed Forces Lt Gen Mohammad Khaled Al-Khuder, at a city hotel at night, said an ISPR press release.
During the visit, Al-Khuder told the army chief that the delegation was impressed by the handling of the situation by the helicopter pilot which ensured that everyone onboard was safe and sound.
He also lauded the rescue team, saying: “The Bangladesh rescue team evacuated us within five minutes.”
Bangladesh Army Chief Belal said they had a talk with Lt Gen Al-Khuder soon after the incident.