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Flag hoisting marks Bangladeshi National Day

Izah Azahari

The Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei Darussalam celebrated the Independence and National Day of Bangladesh yesterday with a flag hoisting ceremony at the Bangladesh High Commission office in Kampong Tanah Jambu.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Nahida Rahman Shumona, welcomed the guests from Bangladesh community members as well as locals.

The event saw the high commissioner pay homage to Bangladesh’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing floral wreaths at his portrait and the observing of a minute’s silence, along with recitation of prayers for the salvation of the departed souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his family members, and all martyrs of Bangladesh.

The high commissioner and other officials read out messages sent by the Bangladesh President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and State Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Nahida Rahman Shumona hoisting the Bangladesh National Flag to mark Bangladesh’s independence and national day. PHOTO: IZAH AZAHARI