Bangladesh missions abroad observed the
‘historic March 7′ today, recalling the epoch-making speech of Father of the
Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that inspired the Bengalee nation to
fight against the Pakistani forces and bring the independence of Bangladesh
Bangladesh Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the Embassy of Bangladesh in
Hanoi, Vietnam, Consulate General of Bangladesh in Kunming, China, the
Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, Japan and the Deputy High Commission of
Bangladesh, Mumbai observed the historic March 7 with patriotic zeal
remembering Bangabandhu’s iconic speech, according to messages received here
As part of the observance, the messages of the President and the Prime
Minister were read out there.
Leaders and representatives of different social, political, cultural
professional organizations and a huge number of expatriate Bangladeshis
joined the programmes at the respective missions’ premises.
Bangladesh Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan observed the Historic March 7
Speech of Bangabandhu with due solemnity and respect at the Chancery of the
The programmes started with playing National anthem and hoisting of
National flag by Bangladesh Ambassador Md Zahangir Alam.
At the beginning, message from the president was read out by Ambassador Md
Zahangir Alam and message of prime minister by Nripendra Chandra Debnath,
Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission.
The historic March 7 was celebrated with due solemnity and dignity at
Consulate General of Bangladesh in Kunming, China.
Discussion, meetings and cultural programmes were organized on the
The Consulate General inaugurated the day’s programmes by hoisting the
Other programmes included wreath-laying at the portrait of Father of the
Nation, special prayers and munajat, reading out messages of the President
and Prime Minister and screening documentary on March 7 speech.
The Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, Japan celebrated the historic March 7 with
At the beginning of the ceremony, Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan
Shahabuddin Ahmed along with embassy officials and staff paid homage to
Bangabandhu’s portrait at the embassy premises in the morning by placing
Later, the national flag was hoisted on the premises alongside playing the
A ‘one minute silence’ was observed as mark of profound respect to the
memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman there.
Special prayers were offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of
Bangabandhu and his family members and all the martyrs of the great
Later, messages of the President and the Prime Minister were read out on
the occasion of the day.
A significant number of Japanese citizens and expatriate Bangladeshis
participated in the event.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)