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More missions observe birthday of Bangamata

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 10 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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More missions observe birthday of Bangamata
High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran along with officers and staff of the mission places a wreath at the portraits of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib at Bangabandhu Corner of the chancery building in New Delhi on the occasion of the 91st birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. SUN PHOTO

More Bangladesh missions abroad observed the 91st birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in a befitting manner.

The High Commissions and Embassies organised various programmes, including laying of wreaths at the portrait of Bangamata, special prayers, discussion, screening of documentary film on Bangamata and reading out of messages from the President and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on Sunday paid homage to Bangamata Fazilatun Nessa Mujib on the occasion of her birth anniversary.

High Commissioner Muhammad Imran led the officers and staff of the mission in laying the wreaths at her portraits at Bangabandhu Corner at the chancery building.

At the meeting messages from President Abdul Hamid was read out by Md Nural Islam, Minister (Political), from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by AKM Atiqul Haque, Counsellor (Commerce), and from State Minister for Women and Child Affairs Fazilatun Nessa by Tehsina Nasrin, Second Secretary.

Brig Gen Md Abul Kalam Azad, defence adviser at the mission, also spoke on the occasion. Zakir Ahmed, second secretary, conducted the meeting.

Later, a documentary on the life of Bangamata Fazilatun Nessa Mujib and a bengali film “Tungiparar Miah Bhai” were also screened.  According to a press release received from the Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC, a programme was organised at the Bangabandhu auditorium on Sunday marking the day.

Bangladesh Ambassador M Shahidul Islam delivered a speech highlighting the commitment of Bangamata to her family and her influence in the life of Bangabandhu.

Another press release from Bangladesh Embassy in Rome said on the occasion of 91st birth anniversary of Bangamata, a programme was held on zoom platform, which included one minute silence, reading out of the messages, screening of documentary on the life of Bangamata, discussion and special prayer.

 Md Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh ambassador to Italy, Montenegro and Serbia, paid his deep tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Fazilatun Nessa Mujib and all the martyrs who courted martyrdom on the night of August 15, 1975.