British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson Sunday condoled the loss of lives in the deadly fire at BM Container Depot at Sitakunda in Chattogram.
The death toll from the fire climbed to 49 by today, with nine fire service members among the deceased.
UK Minister of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs Tariq Ahmad, who is of Bangladeshi origin, also extended his deepest condolences to all those affected by the blaze.
"Shocked and saddened to see reports of the tragic container depot fire in Chattogram in Bangladesh," he tweeted.
Robert Chatterton Dickson said he was shocked to see reports of the impact of the fire and hear of the lives lost and people injured.
"My thoughts and prayers for the victims and their families," he tweeted.
US Embassy in Dhaka has also extended its deepest condolences to those affected by the tragic Chattogram container depot fire.
"I am very saddened by the terrible fire at a container depot in Chattogram," Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard tweeted.
On behalf of the Embassy of Switzerland, she extended her sincere condolences to all who lost their loved ones and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.