Dhaka: 4:04 AM, Wed, 24 Jul, 2019

24 Bangladeshis return home from Tunisia today

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-06-26 1:18:35 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-06-27 10:33:34 AM

Diplomatic Correspondent: 24 Bangladeshi migrants rescued from Tunisian coast are set to return home today (June 26).

According to ministry of foreign affairs, a flight of Qatar Airways, carrying the migrants, will land at Dhaka airport around 5.15pm.

64 Bangladeshi migrants were rescued from Tunisian frontier when they became stranded in the Mediterranean Sea on May 31.

They were crossing from Libyan coast to Europe via Mediterranean Sea. Tunisia or any countries of Europe refused to accept these migrants.

Bangladesh Embassy in Libya paved the way for their return after consulting with Tunisian Government, the Red Crescent Society, Human Rights Organization and IOM.

Out of 64 migrants, the 24 migrants are coming home in third phase.

risingbd/Dhaka/June 26, 2019/Hasan/Mukul