DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Sep 5) inaugurated Bangladesh Biman’s first ever “Dreamliner”, latest aircraft from US-based multinational Boeing company.
The name of the aircraft ‘Akashbeena’ was chosen by the premier herself.
“I want you to work with utmost sincerity so that the organisation (Biman)
doesn’t earn any bad name and Bangladesh’s reputation remains upheld,” the
premier told the commissioning ceremony held at the VVIP Terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal was present at the
function as the special guest.
Chairman of Biman’s Board of Director Air Marshal (retd) Muhammad Enamul
Bari and Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Md Mohibul Haque also spoke at
the function, while Biman Managing Director and CEO AM Mosaddique Ahmed
delivered the welcome address.
Ministers, PM’s advisers, parliament members, the chiefs of three services,
foreign diplomats and high civil and military officials were present on the
Sheikh Hasina asked the Biman staff to particularly give proper attention
so the foreign, local passengers and expatriates Bangladeshis could quickly
complete their immigration formalities and get luggage.
BDST: 1652 HRS, SEP 5, 2018