Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo observed “Shaheed Dibosh and International Mother Language Day-2019”
Bangladesh Embassy in Tokyo observed “Shaheed Dibosh and International Mother Language Day-2019” in a befitting manner.
Her Excellency Ms. Rabab Fatima, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan led the embassy officials and community members to place floral wreath at the altar of the Shaheed Minar at Embassy Auditorium. Then, different political, socio-cultural organizations also placed their floral wreaths on behalf their respective organizations.
After the welcome remarks of Her Excellency the Ambassador, the President of Japan-Bangladesh Society, Ambassador Matsushiro Horiguchi (former Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh) spoke at the occasion as a special guest and Mr. Kazuhiro Watanabe, Translator of Bangabandhu’s Unfinished Memoirs in Japanese presented his key note speech highlighting the significance of the Day. Expatriate Bangladesh community members also took part in the discussion and paid their tribute to the language martyrs.
The programme was attended by, among others Mr. Shohei Hara, Director General of JICA, Professor Yuka Okuda from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Ms. Akiko Nara, Ms. Machiko Kono-Whiting, Director of The Asia Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS), Japanese business leaders, government officials and a large number of expatriate Bangladesh community members.