‘Dhaka-Yangon direct flight to strengthen ties with Myanmar’ – Financial Express



The direct flight introduced by a private airline, NOVOAIR, between Dhaka and Yangon will help boost communication between the two countries in economic and diplomatic fronts, said Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Secretary Khorshed Alam Chowdhury on Tuesday. “Relationship between Bangladesh and Myanmar will be strengthened benefiting the two countries,” he said while inaugurating NOVOAIR’s first flight on international routes. Myanmar Ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than and high officials of NOVOAIR were also present. Speaking as the chief guest, Khorshed Alam said NOVOAIR pledged to provide the highest standard services and facilities to the passengers. “NOVOAIR has already proved its best service to the passengers on domestic routes. We hope this rhythm will continue to operate flights on its international route, too,” he said. The Civil Aviation Secretary said the new international route will play a vital role in strengthening diplomatic relations between the two countries. Managing Director of NOVOAIR Ltd Mofizur Rahman said Myanmar is one of the most attractive places for tourists. “Since 2010, when Myanmar opened for foreign investment, many global investors are now setting-up their businesses in Myanmar, especially on oil, gas, energy, mineral, telecommunication, banking, infrastructure, tourism and many other sectors,” he said emphasizing the necessity of direct flights from Dhaka, according to a news agency. RI


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