Celebrates 102nd Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & National Children’s Day 2022
Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu Celebrates 102nd Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & National Children’s Day 2022
17 March 2022, Kathmandu: Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu celebrated the 102nd Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & National Children’s Day 2022 with due solemnity and festivity. In the morning, the day began with the hoisting of the national flag at the Embassy premises by Ambassador Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury in presence of officials of the Embassy and members of the Bangladesh community. This was followed by laying flower wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu and offering special prayers for him, his martyred family members, all the valiant freedom fighters, and martyrs of the glorious war of liberation. A group of children fromSrijansil Children Welfare, a Kathmandu based non-profit organization also participated in the programme.
In the discussion session organized on the significance of the day, messages given by the President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs were read out and a documentary was screened. Nepaliparticipants of the Srijansil Children Welfare organization spoke on Bangabandhu's contribution to the formation of Bangladesh. The children presented colourful cultural performances including dances with songs on Bangabandhu and Nepali patriotic songs. TheAmbassador presented gifts to all the participating children. In his remarks, Ambassador Chowdhury paid deep homage to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and underscored Bangabandhu's love and affection for children. He mentioned that long before the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations, Bangabandhu had enacted the ChildrenAct in Bangladesh to protect the interests of children. He highlighted various aspects of the initiatives undertaken by the government for the welfare of children. He wished a bright future for all the children and called upon all the children to take part in building their respective countries taking inspiration from Bangabandhu's lifelong struggle for liberty and development.