Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi paid homage to valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal on the occasion of his birth anniversary on Thursday.
Capt. Sheikh Kamal has been assassinated along with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most members of his families on the brutal night of August 15 in 1975.
High Commissioner Muhammad Imran led the officers and staff of the mission in laying the wreaths.
He later presided a discussion meeting on the life and work of Sheikh Kamal at the chancery’s Bangabandhu conference hall.
In his speech, Muhammad Imran recalled his memory with Sheikh Kamal and admired him for his exceptional capacity to organise sports, art and music after the 1971 War of Liberation.
He also hailed Sheikh Kamal’s role during the liberation war when he acted as the ADC of Commander-in-Chief Gen. MAG Osmani.
Muhammad Imran also said Sheikh Kamal was an idol of modern fulfilled man and a youth who got all his attributes from his family and reflected those in his personal, social and cultural life.
Selim Md Jahangir, Minister (Consular) at the mission also spoke on the occasion. Md. Zakaria Bin Amjad, Minister Second Secretary conducted the meeting.
A documentary on the life of Capt. Sheikh Kamal also screened. A doa was offered seeking divine blessing for Sheikh Kamal and his family.