PM Oli reaches TIA to take stock of rescue efforts
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli visited Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) today to inquire about ongoing rescue operation after the aircraft of US-Bangla caught fire while landing there.
The aircraft en route to Kathmandu from Dhaka of Bangladesh crashed while landing at TIA at 2:40 pm today.
Prime Minister Oli reached TIA along with Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to take details of the incident and updates about rescue operation from the office-bearers of TIA-based Office of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to make all arrangements required for carrying the rescue works in a prompt and effective way, expressing his grief over the tragic incident. He rushed towards TIA, following the incident by postponing a meeting of the Council of Ministers scheduled for 4:00 pm today.