Dhaka, March 6 -- The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has moved to renew the aviation agreement signed with Vietnam to facilitate a direct air link between the two countries.

In order to renew the aviation agreement, a consultation meeting will be held soon.

The decision comes following a meeting between CAAB Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman and Vietnamese Ambassador to Bangladesh Nguyen Manh Cuong on Tuesday evening, says a press release issued by Mohammad Sohel Kamruzzaman, Deputy Director (Personnel) and also Public Relations Officer of the CAAB.

If it is possible to establish a direct air link, communication in the commercial and tourism sectors of the two countries will increase, and that will greatly contr...