Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left Singapore for Dhaka cutting short her four-day official trip to the East Asian country after the deadly crash of a private Bangladeshi aircraft in Nepal, officials said on Tuesday.
A regular flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines with the Prime Minster and the members of her entourage departed Changi Airport in the afternoon. She is expected to arrive in Dhaka in the evening.
Hasina expressed condolence over the deaths of the passengers of private US-Bangla fight which was crashed at Kathmandu airport on Monday.
At least 50 people, including Bangladesh and Nepal nationals, were killed as the aircraft burst into flame after it crashed.
Hasina, who arrived in Singapore on Sunday on a four-day official visit, curtailed her tour for a day to stand by the families of the victims of tragic plane crash.
She offered Nepal of every possible assistance to overcome the disaster.
Senior Minister of State of Singapore Amy Khor and Bangladesh Ambassador to Singapore Mustafizur Rahman saw the prime minister off at the airport.