Foreign Minister condoles to victims of catastrophic storm in Libya


Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen has expressed condolence and sympathy to the people and government of Libya following the deadly storm that struck some parts of the country, leaving thousands dead and missing.

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the destructive effects of Mediterranean Storm Daniel on eastern Libya, especially in Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Derna, Sahat, Al-Mari, and Jabel Al-Akhdar,” he said in a condolence message sent on Tuesday to the Libyan acting foreign minister Al Tahir Salem Mohamed Al Bour.

Bangladesh foreign minister offered his heartfelt condolences for the loss of more than 2,800 precious lives in this tragedy and the thousands more that are still unaccounted for.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends who are going through this heartbreaking loss. It is truly upsetting to see the huge destruction, widespread flooding, and terrible cost to life and infrastructure,” Dr Momen said.

“I am convinced that the nation’s cohesion and fortitude will see it through these tough times. May the Almighty give them the strength and courage to endure this and the resilience to build a bright future,” read the message.

Dr. Momen wished his counterpart good health and happiness, and also extended his wishes for peace, progress, and prosperity to the friendly people of the State of Libya for the future.