Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, MP has expressed his heartfelt condolences for the loss of valuable lives in tragic shooting incidents at two mosques in Christchurch of New Zealand.
In a message written to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of New Zealand Rt Hon. Winston Peters, Dr. Momen has said, we are deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the tragic shooting incidents causing heavy casualties, including lives of persons of Bangladesh origin.
Foreign Minister has strongly condemned such gruesome and barbaric attacks on the innocent civilian people at the places of worship. He has also said, Bangladesh maintains a “zero tolerance” policy against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and firmly believes that such mindless acts of violence must be dealt with the strongest possible measures to prevent its recurrence.
Dr Momen has requested the Government of New Zealand to take all possible measures for the safety of Bangladesh Diaspora in New Zealand. He has also gave assurance to stand by the people and the government of New Zealand at this tragic hour