Indian mission celebrates 71st Republic Day

Diplomatic Correspondent

26th January, 2020 12:24:41 printer

Indian mission celebrates 71st Republic Day

The Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Sunday celebrated the country’s 71st Republic Day with elaborate programmes.

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Information Minister Hasan Mahmmud, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, PM’s International Affairs Advisor Gowhar Rizvi, ministers, MPs, high civil and military officials, diplomats, politicians, businessmen and journalists joined the celebration held at the International Convention City, Bashundhara.

Also present, Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir who presented a flower bouquet to Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das.

Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das and Foreign Minister AK Momen in separate speeches pledged to strengthen bilateral ties further.

Earlier on Sunday, the High Commission of India in Dhaka celebrated the 71st Republic Day of India on the Chancery premises of the High Commission.

High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das unfurled the national flag and read out the President’s address to the Nation.

The Mahar regimental band of the Indian Army which was specially flown in for the occasion played the Indian National Anthem.

Members of the Indian Community in Dhaka joined the Republic Day celebrations in large numbers and presented a cultural programme showcasing India’s unity in diversity.