Bangladesh High Comm celebrates Victory Day

Aziz Idris

The Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei Darussalam marked Victory Day 2020 with expatriate Bangladeshis at the chancery premises in Kampong Sungai Akar on December 16.

The celebration began with the hoisting of the Bangladesh national flag by High Commissioner-Designate Nahidsa Rahman Shumona.

She also paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath in front of the portrait of Bangabandhu.

The Victory Day messages of Bangladesh President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs were read out by the officers of the high commission.

A cultural programme including the recitation of patriotic poems, the performance of songs and dances orchestrated by the Bangladeshi community living in Brunei were also held in the presence of High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam Ajaneesh Kumar.

Bangladesh High Commissioner-Designate to Brunei Darussalam Nahida Rahman Shumona and staff members during the flag hoisting. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS