Bangladesh high commissions in Islamabad and New Delhi, Deputy High-Commission in Kolkata and embassy in Hanoi celebrated the inauguration of the countdown for celebrating the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
At a programme at the chancery building in Islamabad, Bangladesh High Commissioner Tarik Ahsan along with other officials placed floral wreaths on the portrait of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu.
Later, the high commissioner symbolically inaugurated the countdown that followed by a discussion programme.
In Hanoi, the Bangladesh mission organised a discussion at the chancery where Ambassador Samina Naz was present as the chief guest. Bangladeshi migrants in Vietnam took part in the programme.
The countdown inauguration ceremony at the National Parade Ground was screened live at the Bangladesh Gallery of Deputy High Commission in Kolkata.
Later, a discussion was held there with Deputy High Commissioner Toufique Hasan in the chair.
Besides, Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi observed Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day through a discussion programme.
After the discussion, the mission was linked to live telecast of the colourful ceremony at Dhaka marking the start of the countdown of the celebration of ‘Mujib Borsho’.
Messages from President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were read out at all programmes.