Saudi Embassy celebrates 68th National Day

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Dhaka : Bangladesh is one of the five countries which successfully implemented 'Makkah Route Initiative' programme during the Hajj season this year. It is one of the great initiatives to serve the "Guests of Allah" in accordance of Vision 2030.

Harqan Huwaydi H Bin Shawyah, Chargé d'affaires of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Bangladesh said this at a reception celebrating the 68th National Day of the country at Le Meridien Dhaka on September 23 in the capital.

The reception was attended by Imran Ahmed, Minister of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment. Heads of various diplomatic missions, military officers, politicians and high officials from both countries were also present on the occasion.

"I also admire the solid and distinctive relationship between Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh which is based on strong cultural, religious and humanity ties," said the Chargé d'affaires.

This bilateral relation has witnessed a notable strength and development after the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the Kingdom and meeting with King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

"Successive high level constant mutual visits in recent times also resulted to the signing of a notable number of bilateral agreements to benefit both the countries," said Imran Ahmed while he expressed his cordial warm wishes on behalf of the country to the King on the 68th National Day of Saudi Arabia.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest and most welcoming destination for the Bangladesh workforce, further informed the Minister of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment.

Imran Ahmed and heads of various diplomatic mission joined hands with the Chargé d'affaires to cut a cake to celebrate the national day of the holy country. It was followed by a grand dinner.

A raffle draw was also conducted by Tarik A Alowaidi, Manager of Saudi Arabian Airlines, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia through which the airline distributed complimentary air tickets for Umrah to the winners among other attractive gifts.

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