Dhaka, Aug. 22 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to improve the standard of passenger services of Biman Bangladesh Airlines so that it can brighten the country's image abroad.

"We hope you'll uphold and enhance Biman's reputation by improving the standard of its services for passengers," she said.

The Prime Minister was addressing a ceremony marking the induction of 'Gaangchil' to Biman fleet. This is the third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner the national flag carrier has got.

The Prime Minister commissioned 'Gaangchil' by cutting a ribbon around 11:30am at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. She also boarded and inspected the state-of-the-art aircraft.

Describing Biman as a symbol of the count...