Int’l Mother Language day observed in Sri Lanka

Bangladesh High Commission in Colombo celebrated the Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day in Sri Lanka with due solemnity on Saturday.The programme began with the hoisting of the National Flag by High
Commissioner Tarik Ahsan at the Chancery in presence of all the
officials of the High Commission and the members of Bangladesh
community in Sri Lanka.An open discussion session on the significance of the day was held where members of Bangladesh community as well as officers of the Mission took part.The High Commissioner paid homage to the memories of the Language
martyrs and other martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country. The programme included prayers for the martyrs, screening of a
documentary on the language movement and a lunch hosted by the
Bangladesh High Commission.-UNB