The Iftar & Dua Mahfil of UK Biman Approved Travel Agents Association was held on 14th June 2017 at a restaurant in East london. The meeting was chaired by Helal Uddin Khan of Hillside Travels. The Chairman of the Association started the meeting with recitation from the holy Quran and welcomed the guests. Senior Vice-chairman Shomsul Hussain of Hussain Travel Ltd thanked everyone for attending the event and gave speech ending with a dua praying for the well being of everyone. In his speech he requested Biman to improve its service by introducing seat map, on-line checking and increasing baggage allowance to 46kg (2x23kg). He also asked the Bangladesh High Commission to help the community with regard to carrying currency from BD, power of attorney, exempting tax to ticketed passenger. The General Secretary Ashiqur Rahman gave a speech to help the community along with others who made the gathering successful. Mr Azad Ahmed of Samad Overseas services Uk Ltd, Abul KM Yahya of Aerospace Travels, Tuasir Ali of Surma Travels, Shalim Miah of Alamin Travels, Harun Miah of Kushiara Travels, Lutfur Rahman Sayed of Sonar Bangla Travels were present in the Iftar and Duwa Mahfil.
His Excellency the High Commissioner was invited who sent his apology. The Minister Consular also sent his apology. Other guests who attended the event included General Manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Mohammed Shafiqul Islam, Commercial Councillor of Bangladesh High Commission Sharifa Khan and many other guests and journalists.