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Minister in Nepal to enquire about plane crash victims

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-03-13 9:02:02 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-03-14 7:19:54 PM

Staff Correspondent: Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal on Tuesday noon reached Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal by a Biman Bangladesh Airlines regular flight.

The minister went to Nepal to monitor personally the latest situation of the yesterday's deadly crash of the US-Bangla Airlines plane at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu that left nearly 50 people dead.

The minister accompanying with member operation and flight safety director of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a Biman Bangladesh Airlines regular flight at 11.15 am.

Md Mahbubur Rahman, information officer of the ministry, confirmed this to media.

After reaching at Tribhuvan International Airport, the minister met with high officials of Civil Aviation of Nepal, Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal and Bangladeshi Civil Aviation officials.

Later, he visited the people injured in the plane crash at a hospital in Nepal and enquired about them.

In the evening, the minister joined a briefing of Civil Aviation of Nepal.

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