Publish: 11 Jun 2022, 09:36 pm
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said Beijing is keen to strengthen cooperation with Dhaka in the field of emergency response to tackle different disasters, reports BSS.
He made the remark while sending a condolence message on the tragic fire accident at Sitakunda container depot to his Bangladesh counterpart AK Abdul Momen.
"China is willing to work with Bangladesh to strengthen cooperation in the field of emergency response, so as to safeguard the safety and the wellbeing of our two peoples," he wrote in the letter on June 7, according to the Chinese embassy in Dhaka.
In the message, Wang Yi said that he was shocked to learn about the fire accident at the container depot in Chattogram and deeply saddened by the passing of victims.
The Chinese foreign minister extended his sincere sympathy to the bereaved families and the injured, and offered to provide necessary assistance to Bangladesh according to the subsequent needs of the Bangladesh side.