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JS body asks Biman to inform about any major purchase

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The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism asked the Biman Bangladesh to inform the parliamentary watchdog about making major purchase or purchase related deal.
The committee came up with the call at its fifth meeting held on Sunday at Sangsad Bhaban here with its Chairman R. AM Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury in the chair, said a press release.
Committee members State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali, Md Aslamul Haque, Tanveer Imam, Anwar Hossain Khan and Syeda Rubina Akter attended the meeting.
The parliamentary watchdog suggested inquiring into the unequal agreement on hiring defective aircraft from Egypt to Biman Bangladesh.  The committee was informed that one of the two defective Egypt Aircrafts, which were hired from Egypt, has already been returned back to Egypt which saves about Taka 5.5 crore per month while another aircraft is underway to give return back.

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