Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Sep 5) inaugurated Bangladesh Biman’s first ever Dreamliner, a state-of-the art aircraft of US-based multinational Boeing company.
“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, local media reports said.
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.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister A K M 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 A M 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 occasion.