Dhaka, Aug. 22 -- The third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner 'Gaanchil' was inducted to the fleet of Biman Bangladesh Airlines after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the aircraft on Thursday.

She commissioned 'Gaangchil' by cutting ribbon at around 11:30am at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The Prime Minister boarded and inspected the state-of-the-art.

On the occasion, a special munajat was offered seeking blessings of Almighty Allah for the continued peace, prosperity and progress of the country.

Gaangchil's maiden flight is scheduled for 5:30pm on Thursday to Abdu Dhabi.

The third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, the 15th aircraft of the national flag carrier, was added to the Biman's fleet on July 25. It arrived in Dhaka from the S...