Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
All praise is due to Allah and blessings and peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad, his virtuous family and bright fortunate companions.
I would like to welcome you in this heartfelt beloved day which comes to us every year as commemoration of national day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to recall the first important historical event, a day engraved in the memory of history and sculptured in the mind and soul of Saudi citizen. In this day, King Abdul Aziz Bin Abdur Rahman Al-Saud - May Allah make his grave peaceful, unified this great territory after it was scattered and changed the division and enmity to unity, fusion and integration. Our country celebrating this perfumed day (anniversary of 91st National Day). This is everlasting event and glorious occasion, in which the generations can understand all values, comprehensions, sacrifices and tremendous efforts, which accompanied the building of this gigantic territory. We are celebrating this day to express our love and regards which is hidden in our hearts for this blessed land and for those personalities to whom goes the credit after Almighty Allah, for the bounty of welfare and stability which our country is enjoying.
In few years, the Kingdom witnessed the unprecedented civilizational leaps in all sectors. The achievements of this country in the economic, educational and security fields are beyond measure and not easy to describe, so it has become example for stability, prosperity and development in its regional circumference.
In this precious occasion, it is worthy of mention to all of us the great services of the Kingdom for Arabic and Islamic nation. This land is the place of descent of revelation, beginning of message of Allah and the Qiblah of Muslims. From the very beginning of establishment of this state it has given great importance and attention to Islam and Muslims.
The Saudi-Bangladesh relation is deep rooted and excellent which is standing on strong foundation of religious, cultural and humanitarian ties. Saudi Arabia accustomed with standing beside Bangladesh and always helping it, especially in the time of hardship. The Bangladeshis, the lover of Islamic religion also gives great importance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in recognition of its helps extended to them to improve the living standards and achieving the social and economic development of the country. The Saudi-Bangladesh relations witnessed more strength after the visit of Her Excellency the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina to the Kingdom in 2016 and meeting with the King of Saudi Arabia King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, as well as frequent high-level visits by a number of Bangladeshi officials to Bangladesh.
What is said in the above about the everlasting memorable deeds are merely some luminous glimpses and profiles from the journey of this lofty land. While I avail this precious occasion to congratulate our country along with its leaders and peoples, pray to almighty Allah to safe this benevolent homeland Who enabled us to belong to it, and may bestow it more bounties and arrange righteous leadership which is leading and will lead to the goodliness and security in the turbulent regional environment. In this occasion, on behalf of me and all the members of the Embassy, I also have the pleasure and honor to extend the highest and congratulations and regards to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz and his trustworthy Crown Prince and all members of generous Royal family and noble Saudi peoples.
Essa bin Yousef Al Duhailan
Ambassador of the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia to Bangladesh