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ASEAN envoys pay homage to Bangabandhu

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  • 17 August, 2022 12:00 AM
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ASEAN envoys pay homage to Bangabandhu

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The ASEAN Dhaka Committee’s (ADC) Heads of Mission and representatives paid homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi-32 in Dhaka on Tuesday, on the occasion of National Mourning Day 2022 and 47th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Father of the Nation.

The envoys paid a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu and subsequently stood in solemn silence as mark of profound respect to the memory of Father of the Nation.

They also visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum and prayed for the departed souls of Bangabandhu and his family members on August 15, 1975.

The ASEAN envoys attended the programme are —Haji Haris Haji Othman, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam; Heru Hartanto Subolo, Ambassador of Indonesia; Haznah Md Hashim, High Commissioner of Malaysia; Aung Kyaw Moe, Ambassador of Myanmar; Makawadee Sumitmor, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand; Pham Viet Chien, Ambassador of Vietnam; Sheela Pillai, Head of Mission of the Singapore Consulate, Dhaka; Christian Hope V Reyes, Chargé d’Affaires of the Philippines.

The ADC was established in the year 2014 and is comprised of eight ASEAN Missions based in Dhaka. The ADC chair is rotated every six months and is currently being chaired by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.