Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have organised a dance performance commemorating Mujib Year and 50 years of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and India.
On this occasion, Bangladesh High Commission and ICCR of India jointly organised a cultural programme at the Sushma Swaraj Bhavan auditorium Saturday evening.
In his speech, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh Muhammad Imran said Bangladesh-India relations have always shown utmost sincerity of the question of friendship in the last 50 years.
“Our two countries have historical and cultural ties. The people of Bangladesh are forever indebted to the government of India as well as of the people of the country for their role in the great freedom fight,” he said.
On the golden jubilee of independence, Bangladesh has risen to the list of developing countries, under the visionary leadership of our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he opined.
Now-a-days, the development of Bangladesh is appreciated all over the world and per capita income and purchasing power of the people of Bangladesh has increased a lot. Many Bangladeshis visit India for shopping, medical and study purposes, he said.
He also lauded the sincere roll of the people of two countries in strengthening the India-Bangladesh Friendship.
The cultural ties between the two countries are also part of our heritage, he said, adding potentials of intensifying friendship between the two countries were evident in the last 50 years.
The cultural programme was on the theme of the great independence of Bangladesh, the culture and the beautiful nature of Bangladesh and heroic struggle of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by Shristi Cultural Organisation.