Uphold the spirit of Liberation War while pursuing the national interest : Liberation War Affairs Minister
Washington DC, 27 November 2021:
The Minister for Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haque emphasized upholding the spirit of the war of independence while pursuing national interests of Bangladesh.
The Minister made this call while speaking at an Interaction Session with the officials of the Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, DC Yesterday. Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M. Shahidul Islam presided over the Session.
Mozammel Haque elaborated the long history of struggles by the people of then East Pakistan and highlighted the leadership role of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in all phases of struggle, which ultimately led to the emergence of an independent Bangladesh. He recalled Bangabandhu’s great statesmanship and diplomatic acumen in positioning the newly independent Bangladesh as a sovereign, peace-loving, non-aligned country in the global arena. The Minister also highlighted various initiatives and measures undertaken by the Government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to ensure welfare of the freedom fighters and their family members.
Earlier, the Minister for Liberation War Affairs laid a floral wreath at the bust of the Father of the Nation at the Embassy premises. He also handed over a cheque for gratuity payment to a retired Embassy official Delwar Hossain, a valiant freedom fighter who actively took part in the war of liberation.
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