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157 Bangladeshis return home from Maldives

| Updated: July 11, 2020 09:55:45

157 Bangladeshis return home from Maldives

A total of 157 Bangladeshi nationals, who had been stranded in the Maldives due to the shutdown over coronavirus pandemic, returned home by a special flight on Friday.

The special flight of US-Bangla Airlines, carrying 157 Bangladeshis, landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:00pm, said its general manager (PR) Md Kamrul Islam.

According to UNB, the US-Bangla operated the special flight in collaboration with the governments of Bangladesh and the Maldives.

Earlier, the airline brought a good number of Bangladeshi nationals back home from India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and some European countries.

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