Hasina shocked at loss of lives, property in London fire

Hasina shocked at loss of lives, property in London fire

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Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed deep shock at the loss of lives and property in the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London. -UNB
She also enquired about the incident in details from Bangladesh High Commissioner in London Md Nazmul Quaunine during her stopover at the Heathrow Airport on Friday en route to Dhaka wrapping up her three-day bilateral official visit to Sweden.
The Prime Minister directed the High Commission to provide all the necessary support to the affected British-Bangladeshi citizens.
She conveyed sympathy to the bereaved families and sought salvation of the departed souls, said a press release of Bangladesh High Commission in London.
Earlier, the Prime Minister sent a condolence message to her British counterpart on June 14.
The High Commission in London is in touch with the authorities concerned there to know about Bangladeshis.
Separate letters have been sent to British Metropolitan Police and Fire Service from the High Commission requesting them to inform the High Commission if they get any information about Bangladesh-origin British citizens.
Five members of a Bangladeshi family (Kamru Miah) living at the Grenfell Tower remain missing after flames tore through the 24-storey building in west London, killing at least 17 people.
The High Commission communicated with the relatives of the missing family and conveyed Prime Minister’s message to them on Friday.

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