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Washington DC declares Mar 17 2020Mar 17 2021 as Mujib Year

The Mayor of Washington DC has declared 'Mujib Year beginning March 17 2020 to March 17 2021 as the year of celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a proclamation in the US capital on Monday congratulating the people of Bangladesh on this special occasion said the Bangladesh Embassy in Washington.

The proclamation says the US Department of State cities Bangladesh as a global example of a democratic tolerant pluralistic and moderate nation whose friendship is important to the US.

It says under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh is transforming and thriving into a Golden Bangla as dreamt by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The proclamation also says the Bangladesh embassy has contributed to the growth and cultural diversity of Washington DC.

Source: United News of Bangladesh