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Washington DC mayor announces March 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’

Chhabed Sathee, Staff Reporter, USA || risingbd.com

Published: 09:11, 4 April 2021   Update: 10:24, 4 April 2021
Washington DC mayor announces March 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’

Washington DC mayor Muriel Bauser has announced March 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’ in Washington DC.

Washington’s Bangladesh Embassy confirmed the information in a press release issued on Friday (April 2).

It is another pride to Bangladeshis in the Golden Jubilee of Bangladeshi’s Independence, according to the expatriates.

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bauser has greeted the government of Bangladesh and the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Bangladeshi’s Independence and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

According to the declaration signed by the mayor, Bangladesh is witnessing an unimaginable development under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the country is gradually turning into ‘Sonar Bangla’ dreamt by Bangabandhu.

There is a relation of close cooperation between the United States and Bangladesh in social, economic and cultural sectors. Bangladesh is also making an important contribution to increasing cultural diversity in Washington, according to the declaration.

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