Dhaka, Seoul Eye To Revise Air Service Agreement

(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka : Bangladesh and South Korea are interested in revising the existing Air Service Agreement (ASA) between the two countries soon with a view to operating regular direct commercial flights between Dhaka and Seoul.

This was revealed on June 9 when South Korean Ambassador to Bangladesh Park Young-sik called on Civil Aviation and tourism Minister Muhammad Faruk Khan at the secretariat in the capital.

The South Korean authority has already sent a draft copy of the revised agreement to Dhaka. The new agreement is aimed at removing some hurdles and ensure smooth commercial flights between the two countries.

Currently, two Korean airlines operate chartered flight services between the two countries, especially to carry a good number of expatriate Bangladeshi workers.

During the meeting, the Korean envoy expressed his hope that Dhaka and Seoul would be able to come to a consensus to ink the revised agreement soon.

MoCAT Minister mentioned, regular direct air connectivity between the two countries will boost trade and cooperation.

He said, regular direct commercial flights operations will also benefit Bangladeshi business persons, students and expatriate workers.


Bangladesh Monitor

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