Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Bangladesh
New York , 26 April 2013
The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries caused by the collapse of a garment factory in the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka, earlier this week.
He extends his sincere condolences to the Government and people of Bangladesh. He expresses his deepest sympathies to those who have lost loved ones or have been otherwise affected by this tragedy.
The United Nations stands ready to provide any assistance that may be needed.
Statements on 26 April 2013
- Boston, Massachussetts, 26 April 2013 - Secretary-General's video message to the UNA-USA of Great Boston's Annual Consuls Ball
- New York, 26 April 2013 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General 27 years after the Chernobyl Disaster [scroll down for Russian version]
- Haiti, 26 April 2013 - Secretary-General's message on World Vaccination Week event organized by the Pan American Health Organization [delivered by Mr. Edouard Beigbeder, United Nations Resident Coordinator A.I. for Haiti] [scroll down for French version]
- Almaty, Kazakhstan, 26 April 2013 - Secretary-General's message to the Third Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process [delivered by Mr. Ján Kubiš, Special Representative for Afghanistan]