Celebration of the 52nd Independence Day of Bangladesh in Athens
On the occasion of the celebration of the 52nd Independence Day & the National Day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Greece organized a special reception on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at the Athens Concert Hall, the spectacular event was attended by representatives of the Greek political and military leadership, ambassadors of many countries, university professors, representatives of Bangladeshi companies operating in Greece as well as cultural and business organizations and many members of the Bangladeshi community in Greece.
The reception started with the speech of the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Greece Mr. Ashud Ahmed who spoke about the economic and political achievements of Bangladesh, the relations between Bangladesh and Greece and the role of the Bangladeshi immigrants in strengthening the friendly and economic relations between the two countries. (Read the whole speech HERE). The Greek government was represented by Secretary General of Migration Policy Mr. Patroklos Georgiadis who in his address spoke about the Migration policy of Greece towards the Bangladeshi imigrants (Read the whole speech HERE).
The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA) and the Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) were represented by their President Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis, Gen. Secretary Mr. Anthony Papadopoulos, and BoD Public Relations Mr. James Mimikos.
The program was enriched with traditional Bangladeshi dances performed by Sujana, Suha and Jerin and followed by a delicious dinner.
Cover photo: Ambassador of Bangladesh to Greece Mr. Ashud Ahmed, Secretary General of Migration Policy Mr. Patroklos Georgiadis and Mrs. Rebeka Sultana are cutting the Bangladesh-Greece-Friendship pie