DHAKA: Sri Lanka’s lower cost airliner Mihin Lanka will purchase foods from Biman Flight Catering Centre (BFCC) from Tuesday.
The declaration was made when a Mihin Lanka delegation including general manager Aruna Ratnayake and station manager Misbah Al Ahmed Mazumdar visited BFCC in city on Monday.
Biman procurement and logistic support department director Dr Shafiqur Rahman, BFCC general manager Khan Mosharraf Hossain, Biman general manager (administration) Atiq Sobhan and BFCC chief chef Mohammad Shahjahan, among others, were present during the visit.
Khan Mosharraf Hossain informed the visiting team about the activities of BFCC and quality of its food stuff.
He said BFCC provides hygienic meals cooked in accurate heat.
According to the BFCC official, the organization provides from seven to eight thousand meals that increase from 12/13 thousand during hajj.
Mihin Lanka delegation said that the demand of providing Bangladeshi food has gradually been rising. The airliner has taken decision to take BFCC foods after getting positive reports.
However, the Sri Lankan carrier has been operating five flights in Dhaka-Colombo-Male route in a week.
According to the carrier officials, the numbers of flights will be increased soon.
Moreover, Malaysia Airlines and Dragonair regularly buy foods from BFCC.
BDST: 2121 HRS, MAR 16, 2015