21 March 2021, Kathmandu
President Bidya Devi Bhandari is flying for Dhaka on Monday on a two-day state visit to Bangladesh. She is flying on a chartered narrow-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation.
According to sources, Lumbini, one of the corporation’s two narrow-body aircraft, will take 39 people, including Bhandari, from Kathmandu to Dhaka on Monday at 9.45 am.
On Tuesday, narrow-body ‘Sagarmatha’ will be used to come to Kathmandu from Dhaka.
The Corporation has requested a waiver through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as ground handling (parking).
The official said that the ground handling charge in Dhaka would cost 30,000 dollars.