Maldivian carries out 40th repatriation flight to Dhaka.
National airline Maldivian carries out 40th repatriation flight to Dhaka, Bangladesh today with 200 Bangladeshi nationals.
Maldivian has presently flown a total of 7732 Bangladeshi nationals on these repatriation flights.
The government began the repatriation exercise during May; Economic Minister Fayyaz Ismail stated in July that the government aims to send back at least 15,000 to 20,000 undocumented workers before the end of 2020.
To meet the target to send back 15,000 Bangladeshi nationals before the end of the year; the airline has to operate additional 37 flights to Bangladesh.