To celebrate the historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahman and countdown of Mujib Year, Bangladesh Consulate General, Dubai arranged a number of programs.
The official program on January 10 started at 15:00 at Bangabandhu Corner of the Consulate General with live screening of the inauguration of Countdown of Mujib Year in Dhaka by Hon’ble Prime Minister Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina. Officials of the Consulate led by Md. Iqbal Hussain Khan, Consul General laid down flower wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Bangladesh community members in the UAE also laid down flower wreaths at the portrait of the Father of the Nation. Discussion meeting start with Recitation from the Holy Quran.
Messages from the Hon’ble President and Prime Minister of Bangladesh on the Homecoming Day and countdown of Mujib Year were read out before the audience. A special documentary on the Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation was screened.
Consul General Md. Iqbal Hussain Khan and eminent community members spoke on the significance of the Homecoming Day and countdown of Mujib Year. Officials of the Consulate, their family members and Bangladesh community members attended the programs.
On the occasion of the Homecoming Day of the Father of the Nation a friendly football match was held at Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai at 18:30 between the teams of Bangladesh community, Dubai and Bangladesh community, Sharjah.
Around 10,000 Bangladesh expatriates from different emirates of the UAE were present at the stadium to enjoy the football match and to celebrate the Homecoming Day of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. BD Community, Dubai beat BD Community, Sharjah 3-2.
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