PM mourns loss of lives in Banani fire

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DHAKA, March 28, 2019 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives and property in a devastating fire in Banani in the capital.

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved families.

He said the premier wished early recovery of the injured and asked the authorities concerned to ensure their proper treatment.

“Being informed about the blaze at the FR Tower in Banani, the prime minister immediately asked the armed forces and law enforcement agencies to work in coordination with fire services to extinguish fire and conduct rescue operation,” the press secretary said.

Ihsanul Karim said the prime minister is always maintaining contact with the authorities concerned about the rescue drive and proper treatment of the injured.