New Delhi: Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on Thursday observed Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day paying rich tribute to the greatest Bengali of all time.
The homecoming of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from a Pakistani jail on January 10, 1972 was the culmination of Bangladesh’s victory in the nine-month War of Liberation against Pakistani occupation forces.Acting High Commissioner ATM Rokebul Haque presided over a discussion meeting to mark the occasion, a landmark day in the history of Bangladesh’s glorious liberation war.
The meeting was addressed also by Defence Adviser Brig Gen Mohammad Ziaur Rahman, Minister (Press) Farid Hossain and Minister (Consular) Selim Md Jahangir.
Head of Chancery AFM Zahid-Ul-Islam conducted the meeting.
Messages from President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were read out by First Secretaries Arsuda Khan and Manuar Mukarram.