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OIC Secretary General expresses sorrow at the loss of lives in Bangladesh

OIC Secretary General expresses sorrow at the loss of lives in Bangladesh
2013-04-25 09:32:48

WAM JEDDAH, April 25th, 2013 (WAM) — The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu in a statement issued here in Jeddah, expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives caused by a collapse of a building structure today near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The Secretary General conveyed his sincere condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families and hoped that the people would be able to overcome this trauma with courage and fortitude.

He expressed his appreciation to the Government of Bangladesh for the prompt emergency rescue measures undertaken to provide medical aid to the injured and to recover those who may still be trapped inside the rubble.

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