Under the auspices of Bangabandhu Parishad , Washington Chapter , 88th birthday of the founding father of Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was celebrated in Greater Washington Area.
On this occassion a program was organized in a local hotel . The Chief guest was Bangabandhu's daughter the former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
In her speech Hasina remembered her illustrious father who was born on March 17, 1920 and vowed to fulfill his pledges to the nation.
Amongst others who spoke on the occasion was Ambassador Tareq Karim , Professor Khaled Hasan , the President of the US Awami League and Mizanur Rahman Majumdar, the President of the Bangabandhu Parishad.