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)