On March 26, Cardiff Castle, Walsh’s capital city, was packed with celebrities, politicians, journalists, and members of the Bangladesh community to commemorate Bangladesh Independence Day. The anthem and flag were raised to commemorate Bangladesh’s golden jubilee and 51st anniversary of independence. Distinguished visitors
The celebrations focused on the country’s history of independence. During the liberation war, innocent Bengalis and two lakh women were killed. However, Bangladesh’s rapid growth in many areas, including economic growth, socioeconomic development, women’s empowerment, gender equality, education, agricultural production, artisans, and economics, was also discussed at the event.
The honourable Lord Mayor of Cardiff, M. P., the Shadow Justice Secretary of Wales, the Chief of Air Staff, councillors, and community leaders were also in attendance. Councilor Ali Ahmed and business community leader Anna Mia hosted the event. Notable Londoners also attended the celebrations.