Dhaka: Bangladesh has declared a national day of mourning for the Palestinian martyrs in Gaza.
According to international news agencies, special prayers will be offered in Bangladesh’s mosques on the occasion of the day of mourning. Religious institutions, government and private offices, and the Bangladeshi embassies will hoist the national flag at half-mast on Saturday.
Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mentioned in her statement on Thursday that the sacrifices in Gaza would be commemorated at the national level. She stated that the national flag will be at half-mast on the Day of Mourning.
Subsequently, a notification was issued in this regard, stating that on Saturday the day of mourning will be observed for the Palestinian martyrs in Israel’s brutal attacks starting from October 7th. All government and private buildings, educational institutions, and Bangladeshi missions were instructed to hoist the national flag at half-mast. Special prayers will be held in mosques and religious institutions on Friday in memory of the Palestinian martyrs.
It should be noted that the Palestinian Ministry of Health revealed on Thursday that, starting from October 7th, at least 3,785 Palestinians have been martyred in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, with the number of wounded surpassing 12,000. Furthermore, in the occupied West Bank, the number of martyred Palestinians has reached 69, with over 1,300 wounded.