Memorial ceremony for the victims of Holey Artisan Bakery Attack in 2016
1. On the First of July, the 4th memorial day for all the victims of the tragic terrorist incident, Ambassador ITO Naoki laid a wreath at the site of the Holey Artisan Bakery Attack and the monument to the police officers who devoted their lives to the duty respectively. Mr. Hayakawa, the Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh Office, Mr. Hirata, the former Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh Office, Mr. Muraki, Oriental Consultants Global acting General Manager attended the ceremony.
2. At the ceremony, Ambassador ITO expressed his condolences for the victims who lost lives in the tragedy. Ambassador also stressed the importance of remembering of their contribution to the development of Bangladesh and reconfirmed, together with the Chief Representative of JICA Bangladesh and others, the will to advance the support for the development of Bangladesh taking the maximum safety and security measures.