Government Policy

Saudi Arabia compensates Bangladeshi crane accident victims

Dhaka The Saudi Arabia today handed over cheques of

compensation among the relatives of the victims of crane accident that took

place in Makkah in 2015.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen handed over the cheques on behalf of

Saudi government at a programme of foreign ministry here.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam was also present.

The Saudi government gave Tk 2.26 crore for the family of a Bangladeshi

who was killed due to the accident while Tk 1.13 crore each for the two

injured Bangladeshi nationals.

Momen thanked the Saudi government for the compensation and said it's a

gesture of excellent bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)