29 Indian sailors stranded in Bangladesh reach home

Twenty-nine Indian sailors -- stranded in Bangladesh due to coronavirus outbreak -- left Dhaka on a special flight of Novoair today

Sep 01, 2020
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Twenty-nine Indian sailors -- stranded in Bangladesh due to coronavirus outbreak -- left Dhaka on a special flight of Novoair today.

Carrying the Indian sailors, the special flight departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 2:30pm and reached Kolkata at 2:52pm (Indian local time), Novoair said in a press release.

Due to coronavirus situation, flights between India and Bangladesh remained suspended since March 15.

Outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das recently at a meeting with state minister for Civil Aviation M Mahbub Ali proposed to resume air connectivity between the two neighbouring countries.  


https://www.thedailystar.net/world/south-asia/news/29-indian-sailors-stranded-bangladesh-reach-home-1954145

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