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Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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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
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
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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
Former Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US 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
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  • 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
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
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  • 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
  • Former Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014

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The population of Bangladesh at 15/03/2011 is 142.3 million (census 2011 results -this is a preliminary figure which has been disputed by the UN and now by Bangladesh themselves), much less than Recent (2007–2010) estimates of Bangladesh's population range from 150 to 164 million and it is the 8th most populous nation in the world. In 1951, the population was 44 million. It is also the most densely populated large country in the world, and it ranks 11th in population density, when very small countries and city-states are included. A striking contrast is offered by Russia which has a slightly smaller population spread over a land area that is 120 times larger than Bangladesh. Bangladesh's population growth was among the highest in the world in the 1960s and 1970s, when the country swelled from 50 to 90 million. With the promotion of birth control in the 1980s, the growth rate has slowed. The population is relatively young, with 60% being 25 or younger and 3% being 63 or older. Life expectancy is 63 years for both males and females.

The overwhelming majority of Bangladeshis are ethnic Bengalis, comprising 98% of the population. The remainder are mostly Biharis and indigenous tribal groups. There is also a small but growing population of Rohingya refugees from Burma around Cox's Bazaar, which Bangladesh seeks to repatriate to Burma. The indigenous tribal peoples are concentrated in the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeast. There are 13 tribal groups located in this region, the largest being the Chakma. The Hill Tracts region has been a source of unrest and separatism since and before the inception of Bangladesh. Outside the Hill Tracts, the largest tribal groups are the Santhals and Garos (Achiks), while smaller groups include the Kaibartta, Meitei, Mundas, Oraons, and Zomi.

Nearly all Bangladeshis speak Bangla as their mother tongue and it is the official language. It is an Indo-Aryan language of Sanskrit origin with its own script. English is used as a second language among the middle and upper classes. English is also widely used in higher education and the legal system. Historically, laws were written in English and translated into Bengali until 1987 when the procedure was reversed. The Bihari population speaks Urdu, which was also the language associated with the government prior to separation from Pakistan.

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No images for this article 05/24/2019 - Forthcoming Mobile Consular Services
Mobile Consular Services to be offered by the Embassy in Texas (on June 22 – 23) and Oklahoma  (on June 25) , 2019 The forthcoming schedules...



No images for this article 05/08/2019 - Investment & Employment Opportunities in Hi-Tech Park
  Investment & Employment Opportunities in Hi-Tech Park   Hi-Tech Park related Prospective Gateway of Investment & Employment (in...



No images for this article 05/04/2019 - Office Hours During Ramadan
Embassy of Bangladesh Washington, DC CIRCULAR The office and consular service hours of the Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, DC during the...



No images for this article 05/02/2019 - Open House to celebrate Bangla New Year 1426
  The Embassy of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in Washington, D.C. will organize an “Open House” to celebrate the ‘Bangla New Year 1426’...



No images for this article 03/21/2019 - Notice on Genocide Day & National Anthem
The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, D.C. is going to organize a discussion meeting on "Genocide Day" at the Bangabandhu auditorium on 25 March 2019 at...



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