Publications by the Embassy
Please click here to download the Annual Publication by the Embassy Beaming Bangladesh.

Annual Publication Archives
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
Click on Image for details
Click on Image to read the Notice
Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman met with US President Gerald R. Ford on October 1, 1974 at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC
Click on Image to read the Notice
National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
Ambassador Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P.​ and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014
  • Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
  • Click on Image for details
  • Click on Image to read the Notice
  • Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman met with US President Gerald R. Ford on October 1, 1974 at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC
  • Click on Image to read the Notice
  • National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
  • Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
  • National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
  • Ambassador Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
  • Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P.​ and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014

Bangladesh nationals in the US are requested to register.

Purchase Wage Earner's Bond
and earn upto 12% Interest

Notices
08/16/2019 - IPO for Ring Shine Textiles Ltd.
IPO for Ring Shine Textiles Ltd.

07/13/2018 - IPO for Silva Pharma Ltd
  IPO for Silva Pharmaceuticals...

Notices Archives

Sign up for our newsletter

For the current monthly newsletter, please click here. For information about upcoming issues, please enter your email address below:


Monthly Newsletter Archives



Subscribe to
      

Chattogram (Previous Chittagong), the second largest city of Bangladesh and a busy international seaport, is an ideal vacation spot. Its green hills and forests, its broad sandy beaches and its fine cool climate always attract the holiday-makers. Described by the Chinese traveller poet, Huen Tsang (7th century A.D.) as "a Sleeping beauty emerging from mists and water" and given the title of "Porto Grande" by the 16th century Portuguese seafaers. Chattogram remains true to both the descriptions even today. It combines the busy hum of an active seaport with the soothing quiet of a charming hill town.

Chattogram is the country's chief port and is the main site for the establishment of heavy, medium and light industries. Bangladesh's only steel mill and oil refinery are also located in Chattogram.

Climate: Pleasant and cool in winter and warm and humid in summer.
Language: Bangla, English is spoken and understood.

Wearing Apparel: Tropical in summer and light woollen in winter.
Communication & Transport: Chattogram is connected by roads and rail with rest of the country. Air link is available with Dhaka and Calcutta.

 

Interesting places in Chattogram
World War II Cemetery: In a well-preserved cemetery at a quiet and picturesque place within the city lie buried in eternal peace over 700 soldiers from Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, Myanmar, East and West Africa, The Netherlands and Japan who laid down their lives on the Myanmar front during the World War II.

Court Building Museum: Situated on the Fairy Hill, this building commands a panoramic bird's eye view of Chattogram. This had been the scene of intense activity during the independence War in 1971. A museum has been established here.

Foy's Lake (Pahartali Lake): Set amidst picturesque surroundings in the railway township of Phartali 8 km. from Chattogram, this is an ideal spot of outing and picnic thronged by thousands of visitors every week.

Mercantile Marine Academy at Juldia: The only training institute of its kind in Bangladesh, situated on the mouth of the river Karnaphuli.

Patenga and Fouzdarhat Sea Beaches: Patenga beach is about 22 km. from Chattogram and is approachable by a motorable road. On the way to the beach one passes the Patenga Airport. Another ideal picnic spot is the Fouzdarhat sea beach about 16 km from Chattogram.

Port Area: Located near the river mouth of the river Karnaphuli, the Chattogram port has a recorded history from 9th century. Today, this is the principal seaport of the country.

Ethnological Museum: This museum located in Agrabad is a treasure-house of a variety of tribal culture and heritage of Bangladesh.

Sitakunda: About 37 km. Chattogram, lies an interesting place known sitakunda, served by a railway station of the same name. Famous among the many temples in this place are the Chandranath Temple and the Buddhist Temple has a footprint of Lord Buddha. These places particularly the hilltops are regarded as very sacred by the Buddhists and the Hindus. Siva-chaturdashi festival is held every year in February when thousands of pilgrims assemble for the celebrations which last about ten days. There is a salt water spring 5 km. to the north of Sitakunda, known as Labanakhya.

 

Parjatan facilities for tourists in Chattogram:
Motel Shaikat at Station Road is a good Motel for budget tourists. It has 2 AC suites; 13 AC Twin Rooms; 13 non-AC Twin Rooms; Shaikat Resturent 60 seating, Tourist Information, Phones: 619514, 619845, 611046-8. Other hotels in town are Hotel Agrabad, Hotel Shahjahan, Hotel Miskha, Hotel Safina & Hotel Hawaii.

Car rental: Rent-A-Car facilities are available for city sightseeing and trips to Rangamati, Cox's Bazer, Sitakunda and other important places.

Additional information on Chattogram can be found here.

Bangladesh News
No images for this article 08/20/2019 - Holyday on 23 August 2019 (Occassion of Shuvo Janmastami)
The Embassy will remain closed on Friday, August 23, 2019 on the occassion of observing the SHUVO JANMASTAMI.



No images for this article 08/15/2019 - Messages on National Mourning Day 2019
Messgae from Hon'ble Presidet of Bangladesh (Bangla) (English) Message from Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Government of Bangladesh (Bangla)...



No images for this article 08/09/2019 - Message on Eid Ul Azha
Message from Hon'ble President of Bangladesh Message from Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Government of Bangladesh



No images for this article 08/08/2019 - Holiday on Thursday, 15 August 2019
The Embassy will remain closed on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in observance of the "National Mourning Day of Bangladesh - 2019" and 44th Anniversary of...



No images for this article 08/07/2019 - Notice of Holiday on Eid-ul-Azha
The Embassy will remain closed from 10-12 August 2019 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) on the occassion of observing holy Eid-ul-Azha



Bangladesh News Archives

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, DC
3510 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008
USA

Holiday on Labour Day

Date: 2 September 2019

Holiday on Ashura

Date: 9 September 2019

Holiday for Vijaya Dasami

Date: 7 October 2019

Columbus Day Holiday

Date: 14 October 2019


Calendar of Events
April 2018
MTWTFSS
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30