Associate Professor Dr Rizwanul Bari of Shaheed M Monsur Ali Medical College, who was diagnosed with coronavirus, was flown from Bogura to Dhaka on Sunday by Bangladesh Air Force (BAF).
BAF has always been providing emergency air transport and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) assistance in aid to civil power and continuing various activities to affirm its commitment to meet all emergency needs in any national crisis.
In line with this, Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force provided necessary guidance to carry out the MEDEVAC mission.
Coronavirus infected Dr Bari was flown to Dhaka in a BAF MI-171SH helicopter.
Later, he was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University for better treatment, said an Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) press release.