The ‘Martyr Intellectuals Day’ was celebrated with due dignity and solemnity at the Bangladesh Embassy in Egypt on Thursday. Embassy officials participated in the event organized at the Bangabandhu Corner Conference Room of the Embassy.
This information was informed in a press release sent by Bangladesh Embassy in Cairo.
The program started with recitation from the Holy Quran. The message sent by the President and the Prime Minister on the occasion of Martyred Intellectuals Day was read out.
Ambassador Samina Naj first paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the special discussion meeting organized on the occasion of the day. Besides, he paid respect to all the martyred freedom fighters including martyred intellectuals.
The ambassador said, ‘The brutal killing of famous intellectuals of the country on this day (December 14) was an irreparable loss for the nation. By observing this day we remember them deeply and highlight their contribution to our national life, remember their sacrifice and history of sacrifice for freedom.’
The Ambassador urged all to play an effective role from their respective positions to strengthen the hands of the Prime Minister in all his efforts to build a non-communal and liberation war spirited, happy-rich, “Golden Bengal” of Bangabandhu’s dream.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his martyred family members, intellectuals martyred in the Great War of Independence and other martyred brave freedom fighters prayed for forgiveness and the program was announced with special prayers and prayers for the continued peace and prosperity of the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.