Holey Artisan attack victim’s daughter sends gift to PM

Prime Minister Hasina received the gift at Ganabhaban on Thursday (July 4). Her Principal Secretary M Tofazzel Hossain Miah handed it over to her along with a letter written by Hiroshi Tanaka’s daughter Atsuko Tanaka.

‘Ikebana’ is the aesthetic and artistic presentation of flowers, leaves, and branches.
In the letter, Atsuko expressed her gratitude and wrote that this gift was made by her mother. This gift is a symbol of her gratitude and love for the prime minister, she wrote.
She hoped that the flowers would bring peace to Sheikh Hasina.
Twenty-two people, including 18 foreigners, were killed in the July 1, 2016, terrorist attack, the worst in Bangladesh’s history. The victims included nine Italians, seven Japanese, an Indian and three Bangladeshis.
One of three Bangladeshis had dual citizenship. Two police officers were also killed in the firing by militants.
Six of the Japanese nationals, including Hiroshi Tanaka, were consultants for the Dhaka Metro Rail project.

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