Bangladesh receives 30 ambulances gifted by India

Dhaka : As many as 30 ambulances from India as a gift to Bangladesh from the Indian government, have arrived at Benapole, an official said here.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced gifting 109 life support ambulances to Bangladesh during his visit to Dhaka on March 26 on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s Independence and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Thursday said 30 ambulances have arrived Benapole and will leave for Dhaka after getting clearance. The rest of the ambulances will arrive in phases by the end of September, the commission said.

It reflects India’s continued and long-term commitment to support Bangladesh, the commission added.