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PM inaugurated two new aircraft

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated two new aircrafts ‘Akashtari’ and ‘Shwetbalaka’ which have just joined the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

The Prime Minister joined the event held at the VVIP terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11:10 am on Sunday, March 14 through video conference.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines organized a function at the VVIP building of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on the occasion of the inauguration of the two aircrafts. From there, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mahbub Ali, Secretary of the Ministry M Mokammel Hossain, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) M Mofidur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal and other senior officials of the Ministry and Biman joined the video conference with the Prime Minister.

The two aircraft are the second and third of the three aircraft purchased on G2G basis between the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of Canada. The Prime Minister has named these two aircraft ‘Akashtari’ and ‘Shwetabalaka’.

News Room, March 14,2021