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247 stranded Bangladeshis returning home from US

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Published: 15:52, 15 May 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
247 stranded Bangladeshis returning home from US

A special flight with 247 Bangladesh citizens, stranded in the USA amid coronavirus pandemic, will arrive early Sunday.

The passengers include mostly Bangladeshi students studying in different colleges and universities in the USA, Bangladesh citizens who visited America on tourist and business visas and some government and non-government officials.

The flight has already departed for Bangladesh on Friday from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4:00am (local time) on Sunday, according to Bangladesh Embassy in Washington.

The sophisticated chartered airbus A 350-900 of Qatar Airlines is scheduled to arrive at Doha International Airport at 7:00pm on May 16.

After one-hour technical stopover at Doha airport, the plane will leave Doha at 8:00pm (local time).