BANGLADESHI COMMUNITY CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE AND NATIONAL DAY
The Bangladeshi community celebrated its 48th Independence and National Day at the Bangladesh Embassy in the capital on Monday.
The function started with hoisting of Bangladesh’s National Flag by the Bangladeshi Ambassador to Bhutan, Jishnu Roy Choudhury.
During the event, embassy officials read out the Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President, Md. Abdul Hamid’s address to the nation. The message highlighted Bangladesh’s history, economy, achievements, and challenges.
The ambassador was then presented a Tashi Khaddar, a ceremonial scarf by the Zimpon Wom Tashi on behalf of His Majesty The King. The day marks the country’s declaration of Independence from Pakistan on March 26, 1971.