UAE leaders condole Bangladesh after Dhaka fire

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The UAE's rules have sent condolences to their Bangladeshi counterparts for the victims who died in this week's Dhaka fire.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dispatched a cable to Bangladesh's President Mohammad Abdul Hamid.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces also sent similar messages.

The fire killed at least 70 people in one of Dhaka's most historic neighborhoods earlier this week.

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