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Mujib Borsho : March 17, 2020 - December 16, 2021
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P.​ and the then US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
His Excellency the Ambassador M Shahidul Islam paying homage to the Father of the Nation
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His Excellency the Ambassador M Shahidul Islam paying homage to the Father of the Nation
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
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
  • Mujib Borsho : March 17, 2020 - December 16, 2021
  • Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, M.P.​ and the then US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • His Excellency the Ambassador M Shahidul Islam paying homage to the Father of the Nation
  • Click on Image for details
  • His Excellency the Ambassador M Shahidul Islam paying homage to the Father of the Nation
  • 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
  • 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

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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.

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Proclamation by the Mayor of Washington D.C., declaring March 26, 2021 as the Bangladesh Day in Washington, D.C.



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Reviewing the deterioration tendency of COVID-19 pandemic throughout the country and globally, with effect from 0001 BST on 31 March 2021, until further...



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Message from Hon'ble President of the People's Repuclic of Bangladesh ( Bangla / English ) Message from Hon'ble Prime Minister of the Government of the...



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