Expressing her profound shock and sorrow at the deaths in a launch capsize in the Buriganga river, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she is enquiring about the rescue initiative round the clock.
PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said this to The Daily Star.
"In a condolence message, the honourable prime minister has expressed her deep shock at the loss of lives in the launch capsize," Ihsanul Karim told our correspondent over phone.
The prime minister also prayed for the salvation of the departed souls and conveyed her deep sympathy to their families.
Rescue workers recovered the bodies of 30 people after a launch carrying over 100 passengers capsized in Buriganga river at Dhaka's Shyambazar this morning.