Saudi King, Crown Prince condole loss of lives in Chawkbazar fire

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22nd February, 2019 09:55:56 printer

Saudi King, Crown Prince condole loss of lives in Chawkbazar fire

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have offered condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the tragic fire of Old Dhaka that claimed 67 lives.

 

They sent separate condolence messages to President M Abdul Hamid as a fire ripped through buildings in the capital, resulting in deaths and injuries, according to the Bangladesh Embassy in Riyadh.

 

In his message, the King said: "We’ve learned of the news of the blaze took hold in the Chawkbazar area in Dhaka and resulted in a considerable number of deaths and injuries.”

 

“In my own name and on behalf of the government and people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, we express our sincere condolences to you, the families of victims and the people of People's Republic of Bangladesh, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery,” the message reads.

 

In his message, the Crown Prince said, "I’ve learned of the news of the blaze took hold in the Chawkbazar area in Dhaka and resulted in a considerable number of deaths and injuries. I express my sincere condolences to Your Excellency and the families of victims, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery."

 


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