Bangladesh Embassy in Kuwait observed the 45th Anniversary of the Victory Day of the people's Republic of Bangladesh at the Chancery. In the morning, to mark this auspicious day, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Kuwait H.E. S.M. Abul Kalam, hoisted the National Flag ceremoniously in the presence of Embassy officials, officials of the Bangladesh Military Contingent, Bangladesh Biman, members of the community in Kuwait including freedom fighter of Bangladesh and media representatives.
The program was started of the Day with the recitation from the Holy Qur'an. One minute silence was observed in honour of the martyrs of the War of Liberation. The messages given by the Hon'ble President, Hon'ble Prime Minister, Hon'ble Foreign Minister and Hon'ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs were read out by senior officers of the Embassy. A documentary film was shown at the program.
The highlight of the discussion was participation of leaders and members of the Bangladesh community and various socio-cultural organizations, who highlighted the significance of the day. They also touched upon the history of struggle for the self-emancipation of our people. In this respect, they paid highest tribute to the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, four national leaders and all martyrs.
The Bangladeshi Ambassador in his concluding speech paid deepest homage and rich tributes to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Muibur Rahman, three million martyrs, two hundred thousand women, and all the freedom fighters for their extraordinary contributions and great sacrifices during the Liberation War in 1971.
The Ambassador said that under the charismatic, indomitable and heroic leadership of the Father of the Nation, Bangladesh achieved its Independence in 1971 in nine-month time with the supreme sacrifice of three million martyrs. He urged the expatriate community to work together with utmost sincerity and integrity to improve the image of the country.