The government has announced national mourning day on Thursday in condolence of the victims of the Savar building collapse tragedy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced this in the National Parliament on Wednesday. However, schools and offices will remain open on Thursday.
The secretary of the Cabinet Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan told the journalists that during the national mourning the flags in all government and private institutions will remain at half mast. Special prayers will be offered at all the religious institutions.
Till Wednesday afternoon 100 dead bodies have been recovered from the collapsed eight storied building in Savar. It is being feared that the death toll might surpass 100.