Bangladesh’s Consulate Basic in Istanbul lately hosted a reception at Resort Shangri-La Bosphorus to have a good time the nation’s Nationwide Day.
A prime official from the Turkish Ministry of Overseas Affairs and plenty of different dignified and high-level authorities officers, businesspeople, academicians, writers, journalists and cultural personalities, moreover consular corps members, attended the perform.
Whereas Yeafesh Osman, Bangladesh’s minister of science and expertise, graced the event because the Chief Visitor, Turkiye’s Ambassador Ayşe Sözen Usluer, the pinnacle of the Istanbul Illustration Workplace on the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, was the visitor of honor.
Usluer congratulated the federal government of Bangladesh and its folks every so often and reiterated the “continued help and cooperation of the Turkish folks and authorities for the dignified and everlasting return of Rohingyas to their homeland Myanmar.”
Bangladesh’s Minister of Science and Know-how Yeafesh Osman slices the cake in the course of the occasion, Istanbul, Türkiye, April 28, 2023. (Picture by Mohammad Zakir Hossain)
She expressed gratitude to Dhaka for the earthquake help. She hoped that the “brotherly relations between Turkiye and Bangladesh would proceed to develop stronger, expanded and extra significant within the coming days.”
Osman stated that pleasant and diplomatic ties between the 2 nations’ peoples are deep-rooted and date again a number of centuries.
He expressed his gratitude to “the federal government and the folks of Turkiye for his or her help and solidarity within the Rohingya disaster.”
Bangladesh Consul Basic Mohammed Nore-Alam’s welcome remarks highlighted Bangladesh’s phenomenal success in each sector of its socio-economic panorama.
Bangladesh’s Nationwide Day, also called Independence Day and formally marked on March 26, marks the anniversary of the nation’s declaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971. The cultural significance of Bangladesh’s Nationwide Day can’t be overstated. It commemorates a big occasion within the nation’s historical past that led to the beginning of a brand new nation and the top of a battle for freedom.
The battle for independence in Bangladesh was a protracted and bloody one which started in 1947 when India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh) and West Pakistan had been separated by greater than a thousand miles, and the 2 areas had been culturally and linguistically distinct. East Pakistan was dominated by West Pakistan economically, politically and socially. The folks of East Pakistan confronted discrimination, and their voices weren’t heard.
Representatives from Each day Sabah (L-R), Mohammad Zakir Hossain, Managing Editor Batuhan Takış, Editorial Coordinator Mehmet Çelik and Sudib Sontoran attend the occasion, Istanbul, Türkiye, April 28, 2023. (Picture by Mohammad Zakir Hossain)
In 1971, after years of battle, the folks of East Pakistan declared independence from Pakistan. A nine-month-long warfare ensued, resulting in Bangladesh’s liberation on Dec. 16, 1971. At the present time is well known as Victory Day in Bangladesh. The independence battle and the next victory are vital occasions within the nation’s historical past and profoundly impression the nation’s tradition.
The cultural significance of Bangladesh’s Nationwide Day is mirrored within the varied celebrations and occasions that happen all through the nation. Individuals hoist the nationwide flag and sing the nationwide anthem. Particular prayers are provided in mosques, temples and church buildings. Parades are held, and folks put on conventional garments. Cultural packages, together with music, dance and drama performances, have a good time the nation’s tradition and heritage.