Shree Airlines departs for Sudan to bring back body of NA Lieutenant Colonel
KATHMANDU: A personal airways, at present, flew to Sudan to carry again the physique of Nepal Army Lieutenant Colonel, Ridesh Bista, who handed away throughout his appointment there in a United Nations Peace Keeping Force Mission.
Shree Airlines’ CRJ bombardier plane (9N-AMB) left at present morning after being assigned to airlift the physique of the deceased, amid government-imposed nationwide lockdown. The flight took off from Tribhuvan International Airport and may have a technical cease in Muscat, Oman.
According to Spokesperson of Nepal Army, Brigadier General Bigyan Dev Pandey, the Shree Airlines flight left for Sudan with the assistance of UN Headquarters in New York. He added that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs took permission to fly by way of the airspace of India, Pakistan, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.
The physique of the deceased is more likely to be introduced again to Nepal by Sunday afternoon, following which a tribute ceremony in his honour shall be carried out the identical day.
Lieutenant Colonel Bista was stationed in Sudan 9 months in the past. He handed away after struggling a coronary heart assault on March 30. It took almost a fortnight to carry the Army officer’s physique again house as a consequence of lockdown imposed in a number of nations owing to the worldwide coronavirus disaster.
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