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During the period, Biman’s three flights to Chattogram and Syedpur, two each to Cox’s Bazar, Jashore, Sylhet and one each to Rajshahi and Barishal will fly from Dhaka.

The passengers can buy tickets for the flights from any travel agency approved by Biman sales office or Biman’s website, mobile apps making payments through bkash, Rocket, Visa, Mastercard or AMEX card.

However, strict restrictions will resume from 23 July and will continue until 5 August as per the order.

Earlier on Monday, it was reported that Bangladesh Railway is going to restore its passenger train services for eight days from 15-22 July across the country, keeping 50 per cent of the seats empty apparently to facilitate the movement of people during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.

Public transport services and business institutions will also be allowed to function.

Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on 21 July amid the Delta variant of Covid-19 wreaking havoc across the country, shattering records every day.

A record rise in the number of Covid cases and fatalities in recent days prompted the government to enforce a nationwide stringent lockdown suspending all outdoor activities unless there's an emergency.

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