Emirates celebrates birth centenary of Bangabandhu

Staff Correspondent

19 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Emirates Airline chalked out various programmes to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

A team of Emirates high officials including Mohamed Alhammadi, Emirates Country Manager, Mohammad Mohijur Rahman, Sales Manager paid a visit to the Dhaka Ahsania Mission Girls Orphanage on Wednesday at Mirpur in the city. UAE Charge d ’Affairs in Bangladesh Abdulla Ali AlHmoudi also attended the programme.

Farhana Rahman, Acting General Secretary of the orphanage offered the delegation a tour around various facilities of the orphanage, which has been supporting the disadvantaged young girls of the society by providing food, shelter and education.

The visit was followed by an informal lunch court Emirates. The visit concluded with Alhammadi surprising the children with bespoke Emirates’ merchandise and gifts.

To mark the momentous occasion, the airline has also rolled out various activations on-ground, showcasing its ongoing support and commitment to the country. Earlier in the day, Emirates organized a cake cutting ceremony at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. UAE Charge d ’Affairs in Bangladesh Abdulla Ali AlHmoudi, high officials of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh including its Chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman, Emirates Country Manager for Bangladesh Mohamed Alhammadi along with other Emirates officials participated in the cake cutting ceremony.

Emirates launched its operations to Dhaka in 1986, serving the country for more than 35 years.