Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki paid tribute to the victims of the Holey Artisan cafe attack today on the fourth anniversary of the deadliest militant attack in the country's history which claimed 22 lives in 2016.
He laid a wreath at the site of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack and the monument remembering the heroic police officers who sacrificed their lives on that day while performing duty, according to the Japanese embassy in Dhaka.
Hayakawa, chief representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Bangladesh office, Hirata, former chief representative of JICA Bangladesh office and Muraki, Oriental Consultants Global's acting general manager also attended the ceremony.
At the ceremony, Ambassador Ito Naoki expressed his condolences for the victims who lost their lives in the tragedy.
The 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, to advance the support for the development of Bangladesh taking the maximum safety and security measures.