158 stranded Bangladeshis return from Dubai

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 01:50, Jun 17,2020


A special flight of US-Bangla Airlines has brought back 158 Bangladeshi nationals who were stranded in Dubai due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

The flight landed at Shahjalal International Airport at 7:13am.

US-Bangla Airlines operated a special flight with Boeing 737-800 aircraft under the supervision of Bangladesh Air Force Welfare Trust to facilitate the repatriation of Bangladeshi nationals stranded in Dubai, said  a press release.

Every passenger from Dubai was required to travel with a coronavirus negative certificate and to carry two pairs of disposable gloves and a mask.

A large number of Bangladeshis have been stranded in various cities in the UAE for more than three months due to the outbreak of COVID 19.

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