The Policy Times Dhaka Bureau :
Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated the repatriation of a group of 68 Bangladeshi, Indian and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight (BG 4089) in the early morning of 31 July 2021. The flight was arranged on a self-payment basis in line with Bangladesh Government’s commitment to extend all possible assistance and support to stranded Bangladeshis abroad. The Biman Bangladesh flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka at 05:00 am on 31 July 2021. Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand Mr. Mohammed Abdul Hye thanked the Thai Government for extending their cooperation in this regard.
Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Bangkok has so far facilitated 16 special flights from Bangkok to Dhaka in coordination with the authorities concerned in Bangladesh and Thailand. Embassy officials say the passengers off at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and extended necessary consular and other assistance required for their departure formalities