The High Commission of Bangladesh in Singapore observed the 45th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Mourning Day with due solemnity.
Members of the expatriate Bangladeshi community in Singapore and officials of the High Commission participated in the programmes.
There were two phases in the programme. At the outset, messages from the President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs were read out.
The High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Singapore, Mustafizur Rahman, in his speech, paid rich tribute to the contribution of Bangabandhu to the independence of Bangladesh. The High Commissioner said that the killers wanted to erase the spirit of liberation war but ultimately did not succeed.
He added that the values, ideas, and visions of Bangabandhu will continue to inspire Bangalees forever. Taking lessons from Bangabandhu's dedicated life, the High Commissioner urged the Bangladeshi expatriates to join and contribute to the ongoing national efforts in realizing "Shonar Bangla"-the dream of the Father of the Nation.