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Bangladesh declares one-day state mourning for Iran president

Published : Tuesday, 21 May, 2024 at 3:02 PM  Count : 420

Bangladesh declares one-day state mourning for Iran president

Bangladesh declares one-day state mourning for Iran president

The government will observe a day of national mourning on Thursday (May 23) over the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, his foreign minister and others in a helicopter crash.

The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday which was signed by Cabinet Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain.

The national flag will be hoisted at half-mast at all government, semi-government, and autonomous institutions, educational institutions, all government and private buildings, and Bangladesh missions abroad.
Additionally, special prayers will be held in all mosques across Bangladesh for the peace of the departed souls.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister were killed in a helicopter crash in mountainous terrain and icy weather, an Iranian official said on Monday, after search teams located the wreckage in East Azerbaijan province.


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