Pleased to join Bangladeshi friends to celebrate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary: Dickson

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Tuesday said he is pleased to join Bangladeshi friends celebrating Bangabandhu’s 100th birthday.

"Relationship between UK and Bangladesh has been strong and close since 1971," he tweeted on the birth centenary Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The High Commissioner also shared a photo which shows Bangabandhu with the Queen and Edward Heath, the UK Prime Minister and the first world leader he met after liberation.

The British High Commissioner joined a reception hosted by Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen at state guesthouse Padma on Monday evening.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam, Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen and diplomats stationed in Dhaka were present.

Source: United News of Bangladesh