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Press Release- SAARC Secretariat express sorrow over US-Bangla plane crash

On behalf of all officials at the SAARC Secretariat and on his own behalf, the Secretary General of SAARC conveyed sincere condolences to the people and Governments of Bangladesh and Nepal over the loss of precious lives in the tragic accident that an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines met at Kathmandu Airport on 12 March 2018. 


In his letters addressed to the Foreign Secretaries of Bangladesh and Nepal, the Secretary General expressed profound grief and sorrow over the tragic incident. He further said, “Our sympathies are with the families of those who passed away in the sad incident.  May the departed souls rest in eternal peace!”


Kathmandu, 13 March 2018