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US Ambassador attends Shakrain Kite Fest

Published : 22 Jan 2020 07:35 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 06:49 PM

BP Tourism Desk

Earl Robert Miller, US Ambassador to Bangladesh joined the Old Town Shakrain festival, jointly organised by Dhakabashi Organisation and Bangladesh Kite Federation. 

Like every year, both the organisations jointly organised a parade and Kite Fest during Shakrain on January 14 at Lalbagh and Urdu Road of Old Town, report agencies.

The parade started with music from Dhakeswari Temple and ended at Lalbagh Fort. The slogan for this year’s parade was ‘Save the Heart of Dhaka – Buriganga’.

Shukur Salek, President of Dhakabashi Organisation and Bangladesh Kite Federation presided over the parade while Shahjahan Khan, former Principal of City College, Hazi Abdus Salam, President of Businessmen Unity Forum, Hazi Deen Mohammad and Alaudding Malick, Advisor of Dhakabashi Organisation participated. A discussion was held during the event where Sheikh Khoda Baksho, Secretary-General and Rashed Mahmud, Organising Secretary of Dhakabashi Organisation and Humayun Ahmed Montu, Assistant General-Secretary, Dhaka Mohanagar Committee took part.