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Shakib becomes Bangladesh brand ambassador at Banga Sammelan’

Published : 28 Jan 2022 07:52 PM

Dhallywood Superstar Shakib Khan has become the Bangladesh Brand Ambassador at the Bengal Conference ‘Banga Sammelan’, the biggest festival of Bengali speakers. The festival will be held in Las Vegas, California, USA from July 1 to 3 North America Bengali Conference-NABC

On Wednesday evening, the Dhallywood Superstar has become the goodwill ambassador in this conference. He signed an agreement with the organisers, local time in the United States. 

The Bengalis of West Bengal, India, established the ‘Banga Cultural Association’ in America half a century ago.  The ‘Banga Sammelan’ has been going on for 42 years under this organisation. At the time of the agreement, the convener of ‘Banga Sammelan’ Milon Aon signed the agreement on behalf of CAB and Hasanuzzaman Saki was in charge of organising the event on behalf of Bangladesh Outreach.

The Co-Convener of NABC Ashok Rakshita, Abhik Dasgupta, one of the organisers of CAB, Adarsh Chatterjee, a businessman, Shaheen Kabir, a businessman and producer from Bangladesh and Olive Ahmed were also present at the event.

Regarding the context Shakib Khan said, ‘I was supposed to attend this conference a few times before but I could not get the time and opportunity. This time I got that opportunity. I have been made Bangladesh Outreach Brand Ambassador. It’s a lot of fun. I will proudly attend this conference. This year, Bangladesh will be specially presented in several episodes of this event. I myself will be a part of that presentation.’

Milon said, ‘Every year 8,000 to 10,000 people throng the Bengal Conference. This time a bunch of Bollywood, Dhaliwood and Tollywood stars will be present. Literature, fashion shows, dramas, reality shows, music, film festivals — there will be all kinds of arrangements. ‘

Note that Shakib Khan went to America on November 12 last year to take part in a programme. After that, it was reported that he applied for American citizenship from there. The actor himself did not open his mouth about the matter. However, sources close to him said that Shakib would have to stay in the United States for at least six months to get citizenship. Joining the event will give rise to rumors of his citizenship application. Because the conference will be on July 3, five more months later.

This conference is being held in North America every year.