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British diplomat dies of coronavirus

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-03-26 10:26:44 AM     ||     Updated: 2020-03-26 8:56:22 PM

Steven Dick, deputy head of mission at the British Embassy in Budapest, has died of coronavirus.

The 37-year-old died on Tuesday in Hungary.

He had served as Deputy British Ambassador to Hungary since December, according to a biography published on the UK government's website.

In a statement, his parents Steven and Carol Dick said: "Steven was a much-loved son, grandson and nephew. He was kind, funny and generous.

"It was always his dream to work for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and he was very happy representing our country overseas.
"We are devastated by his loss and ask for privacy at this tragic time."

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: "I am desperately saddened by the news of Steven's death and my heart goes out to his parents Steven and Carol.