Embassy of Bangladesh in Bangkok celebrates the Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day 2022

Bangkok, 17 March 2022

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Bangkok celebrates the Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day 2022 with solemnity and festivity. The programme of the day started with the hoisting of the National Flag in full mast by H.E. Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand and Cambodia Mr. Mohammed Abdul Hye. A special prayer was offered for the Father of the Nation and peace and prosperity of the nation. On behalf of the Embassy H.E. Ambassador placed a floral wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Later a cake was cut to mark the 102nd Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

The Embassy organized a special webinar where expatriate community members and the Embassy officials took part. The Webinar commenced with the reading out of messages given on this special occasion by The Hon’ble President, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Hon’ble Foreign Minister and Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs. The messages were read out by the officials of the Embassy.

Then some community members, Bangabandhu Chair at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and senior officials of the Embassy discussed different aspects of Bangabandhu’s philosophy and life. Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand and Cambodia Mohammed Abdul Hye, in his speech, quoting from the autobiography of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s ‘Unfinished Memoir’ emphasized the simple life of Bangabandhu, his patriotism and his understanding of the mass people of the country.

Following the Johar prayer Embassy organized a special prayer on the Birth Anniversary of  the Father of the Nation at the Islamic Centre of Thailand. The orphans of a local orphanage took part in the special prayer. H.E. The Ambassador also cut a cake with the orphans and food was served among the orphans.  

In the afternoon, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Bangkok organised a blood donation camp at the National Blood Centre, Thai Red Cross Society in Bangkok, on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 17 March 2022. The blood donation camp was well attended by Bangladeshi Buddhist monks in Thailand.