March 26 has been declared ‘Bangladesh Day’ in Washington DC.
The Bangladesh embassy in Washington confirmed this information in a press release on Saturday.
Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser declared March 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’. He expressed solidarity with the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and congratulated the Government and people of Bangladesh on the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence. .
The United States and Bangladesh have close cooperation in the social, economic and cultural spheres. The letter also mentioned that Bangladesh is making an important contribution to the growth of cultural diversity in Washington.