The visiting South Sudanese delegation on Wednesday visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city and paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The seven-member South Sudanese delegation, led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Deng Dau Deng Malek MP, paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of the Bangabandhu memorial museum.
The delegation, including Deputy Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs General Chol Thon Balok and other high dignitaries, was briefed about the life and glorious role of the Father of the Nation.
They were briefed about Bangabandhu’s historic role in the path of independence of Bangladesh and his supreme sacrifice for the nation while visiting the corners of the museum.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan signed the visitors’ book at the museum.
He commented that the history of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman should be preserved for the next generation.
He acclaimed the supreme sacrifices made by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Armed Forces were also present during the visit of the delegation to the Memorial Museum.
Earlier, the delegation was received by Chief Executive Officer of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum and veteran freedom fighter Bir Prateek Lt Col. Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir.
The visit takes place at the special moment when the people of Bangladesh are celebrating the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of our Independence programmes till end of March, 2022.
The South Sudanese high level delegation is due to visit few industrial units in Bangladesh.
They earlier met Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Agricultural Minister Dr. Abdur Razzaque, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Secretary of the Ministry of Industries of Bangladesh.
They also visited the National Institute of Advanced Nursing Education and Research (NIANER) in Mugda , Dhaka.
The delegation will leave Dhaka on February 12 after ending their six-day visit in Bangladesh.
Source: United News of Bangladesh