Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo, Japan celebrated the Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with due dignity and solemnity. On this occasion, a discussion meeting was organized at the embassy on Wednesday morning.
This information was informed in a press release sent by Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo today.
It is said in the notification, at the beginning of the program on the occasion of Bangabandhu’s homecoming day on January 10, under the leadership of Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan Shahabuddin Ahmed, the embassy officials and employees placed wreaths on the portrait of the father of the nation. A minute’s silence was observed in memory of Bangabandhu and the martyrs of August 15, 1975. Later, special prayers were offered for the peace and forgiveness of the souls of the father of the nation and the martyred members of his family and for the welfare of the country and the nation.
After that, the message given by the President and the Prime Minister on the occasion of Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day was read out.
During the discussion, Ambassador Shahabuddin Ahmad respectfully recalled the contribution of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the history of Bengali freedom struggle.
The ambassador said, ‘Bangladesh state was born through the long movement and bloody liberation struggle led by the father of the nation. Although the final victory was achieved on December 16, 1971, the victory of Bengalis was completed only after the return of the father of the nation on January 10, 1972.
The Ambassador called upon all to work towards the implementation of Vision 2041 announced by the Prime Minister to take the country forward on the path of progress and prosperity by completing the unfinished work of Bangabandhu.
A documentary on Bangabandhu’s homecoming was screened after the discussion.