Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei Darussalam arranged a tree plantation programme on Thursday in commemoration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of the independence of Bangladesh.
The Bangladesh High Commission in collaboration with the Department of Forest of Brunei Darussalam organised the programme at Taman Riadah, Jalan Pusat Persidangan, Bandar Seri Begawan.
The event was also attended by the Bangladeshi community members, members of the diplomatic core, and officials from the Department of Forest and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, members of the civil society and media.
The programme began with the arrival of the guest of honour, who inaugurated the event by a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the opening of the plantation. A total of 101 saplings including 41 Ru Runag, 59 Ubah and one Neem were planted by the Brunei Minister and other invited guests and officials of the Bangladesh High Commission.
Expressing his deepest personal regard for the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Brunei Minister highly appreciated the initiative of the Bangladesh High Commission, and wholeheartedly congratulated the Bangladesh High Commissioner for spearheading this excellent initiative worthy of emulation in every possible sense.
The Bangladesh High Commissioner in her speech said that she was very proud and happy to have been able to organise this tree plantation programme as part of the ongoing celebrations of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh.