Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the tragic death of so many innocent people and trapping of scores under debris following an earthquake that struck across the mountainous stretch of central Italy early Wednesday.
“I’m deeply shocked and saddened at the tragic death of so many innocent people and trapping of scores under debris,” she said in a condolence message sent on Thursday.
In the message sent to her Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi, Hasina said she along with the government and the people of Bangladesh stand in solidarity with the government and people of Italy at this difficult hour.
“On behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, and on my own behalf, I express my deepest condolences to you and through you to the people of Italy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the grieving families,” she added, reports unb.