Washington, DC declares Mar 26 ‘Bangladesh Day’

Sun Desk

27 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Washington, DC, the capital of the United States, has declared Mar 26, 2019 as ‘Bangladesh Day’ to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the nation’s independence.

The proclamation was declared by Muriel Bowser, mayor of US capital city, on Tuesday.

‘On this day, people of Bangladesh, remember the leadership of the father of their nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the valor of the freedom fighters that led to the independence of their country,’ the mayor wrote.

‘I, the mayor of Washington, DC, congratulate the ambassador and all the people of Bangladesh on this special occasion, and hereby declare March 26, 2019, as Bangladesh Day,’ said the proclamation.