Saudi embassy celebrates Nat’l Day

Staff Correspondent

25 September, 2017 12:00 AM printer

The Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in Dhaka celebrated the 87th National Day on Saturday amid great festivities and enthusiasm.

On the occasion, the Royal Embassy held a grand reception at the Grand Ball Room of Le Meridien in the capital.

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam attended the reception as distinguished guests.

Head of the Missions, members of diplomatic corps, government officials, business persons, media personalities, and personalities from academic and social institutions also attended the ceremony.

A feeling of total joy swept over the audience as Abdullah HM Al-Mutairi, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh, along with the guests, took to the stage to inaugurate the celebration amid a thunderous applause.

The National Day celebrations brought a taste of home to the members of Saudi community in Bangladesh.

The presence of the members of the Saudi community in their traditional look and the smells of delicious dishes turned the venue festive for a few hours. The participants of the celebrations grasped the opportunity to sample the taste of different mouth-watering dishes of Arabic cuisine.

In a massage, Abdullah HM Al-Mutairi said this is everlasting event and glorious occasion, in which the generations can understand all values, comprehensions, sacrifices and tremendous efforts, which accompanied the building of this gigantic territory.