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Biman to operate 3 more special flights to bring back Bangladeshis from Lebanon

A flight with 396 Bangladeshis scheduled to fly back home on Tuesday

Update : 06 Sep 2020, 07:00 PM

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, will operate three more special flights to bring Bangladeshis back home from Lebanon.

The three flights for which Bangladeshis will have to pay will operate on September 8, September 10, and September 12, according to the Bangladesh embassy in Lebanon.

The embassy in Lebanon is organizing the flights under a ‘special program’ to return home voluntarily.

A Biman flight is scheduled to fly home from Beirut on Tuesday with 396 people.

Earlier, the embassy arranged a few flights to fly Bangladeshis back home.

In order to avail these flights, passengers need Covid-19 negative certificates.

The fare for an adult has been fixed at $400, $350 for children and $100 for infants (under two years).

The embassy made it clear that it will not bear any responsibility to send them back to the country if the passengers do not avail their stipulated flights.

Bangladesh sends 3,360 kgs of glass to Lebanon

Meanwhile, Bangladesh has sent 3,360 kilogrammes of glass to Lebanon on an emergency basis, the Foreign Ministry said.

Responding to a request from the Lebanon, the government and FBCCI jointly took the initiative to send glass by a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

The huge blast in Beirut on August 4 caused damages to residences, factories and different establishments.

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