Chinese president shocked at loss of lives in Kathmandu plane crash

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 00:36, Mar 15,2018 | Updated: 00:39, Mar 15,2018


Chinese president Xi Jinping has joined with other global leaders and expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in Kathmandu plane crash that claimed dozens of lives.
‘I’m deeply shocked at the tragic loss of lives and injury caused by the unfortunate plane crash,’ president Jinping wrote to his Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid on Wednesday.
On behalf of the Chinese government, people and on his own, he expressed his deepest grief to the victims and his sincere condolences to the people affected by the accident and the bereaved families.
On Tuesday, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres expressed his deepest sympathies to the government, people and victims of the tragic accident of US-Bangla Airlines at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.
He sent a condolence message to the permanent representative of Bangladesh to UN ambassador Masud Bin Momen on Tuesday through Maria Luiza Viotti, the chef de cabinet to UN secretary general.
‘I was extremely saddened to learn of the accident of US-Bangla Airlines flight 211 which occurred at the Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu,’ said UN chief in his message.
‘Please accept sincere condolences on the tragic loss of lives resulting from it,’ the message reads.
The UN secretary general also conveyed deepest sympathies to the government and people of Bangladesh, as well as to the families and loved ones of the victims, saying rest assured that the United Nations family mourns with Bangladesh during this difficult period.

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