India, Bangladesh missions celebrate ‘Friendship Day’ in Canberra

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Photo- Indian High Commission, Canberra.

By SAT News Desk

CANBERRA, 6 December 2021: The Indian and Bangladesh High Commissions today celebrated the Golden Jubilee of diplomatic ties between the two countries and the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh Liberation War. The decision to celebrate December 6 as Friendship Day was taken during PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Bangladesh.

A minute silence was observed, remembering the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. A documentary on the journey of India-Bangladesh relations was also screened.

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Source- Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra.

The High Commissioners of India and Bangladesh addressed the gathering and highlighted the special bond India & Bangladesh share. High Commissioner Mr.Manpreet Vohra underlined the important role played by the people of Bangladesh in the Liberation War and India’s support for the struggle. He noted the major milestones in the history of India–Bangladesh ties, highlighting the booming bilateral trade and the deepening developmental partnership. Ms. Harinder Sidhu, Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade also addressed the gathering as the guest of honour.

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Photo- Indian High Commission, Canberra.

Ms. Rebecca Vassarotti, ACT Minister for Environment & Minister of Heritage and Dr. Marisa Paterson, MLA for Murrumbidgee and representatives from Diplomatic Corps, various Government Departments and the Indian and Bangladeshi community also attended the event.

A Cultural presentation by artists Ms. Ira Patkar & Ms. Tanisha Kundu mesmerized the audience. A Photo Exhibition on “India-Bangladesh Friendship” was also inaugurated on the occasion.

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