14 Oct 2021, 11:44

Bangladesh is a country of communal harmony: Shahriar

RAJSHAHI, Oct 14, 2021 (BSS) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar
Alam said Bangladesh is an unique example of communal harmony as people of
all faiths have been observing their respective religious festivals with
liberty for long.

   He viewed that the present government under the dynamic and visionary
leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly so
that people of all religions can live with peace and enjoy equal rights.

   He was addressing different public gatherings as the chief guest while
visiting Arani Khyapa Babar puja mandaps on Sarodio Durga Puja under Bagha
Upazila in the district on Wednesday evening.

   Greeting the Hindu community members, the state minister called for
following the ideals and teachings of Goddesses Durga to maintain peace,
harmony and stability in the society.

   He urged people of all religions to further strengthen the existing
fraternity and friendly bonding to ensure national advancement and

   Puja Udjapan leaders Sonjoy Kumar Das and Haran Chandra Sarker, Upazila
Nirbahi Officer Papiya Sultana, Officer-in-Charge of Bagha Police Station
Sazad Hossain and local Awami League leaders Ashraful Islam, Sirajul Islam,
Masud Rana and Abdul Quddus Sarker were present on the occasion.