Bangladesh Ambassador to South Korea Abida Islam has said Bangladesh has been making significant contribution to the establishment of peace and conflict resolution following the ideology of peace propagated by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
She also mentioned that Bangabandhu’s effort to promote peace, cooperation and peaceful co-existence is best reflected in his foreign policy formulation that is based on the principle of friendship towards all, malice towards none.
The Ambassador, while addressing a virtual discussion on Sunday, called upon the expatriate Bangladeshis to provide combine efforts to build a hunger and poverty-free, happy and prosperous "Sonar Bangla" as envisioned by Father of the Nation.
The Embassy of Bangladesh, Seoul celebrated the 48th Anniversary of the Bangabandhu’s receipt of Juliot-Curie Medal of Peace on Sunday with due fervor and festivity.
To observe the occasion in a befitting manner, the Embassy held an online discussion programme chaired by Ambassador Abida Islam and participated by expatriate Bangladeshis living in South Korea.
At the beginning of the programme, a documentary on Bangabandhu’s receipt of Juliot-Curie Medal of Peace was screened.
Ambassador Abida Islam paid rich tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
She touched upon the background of Bangabandhu’s receipt of Juliot-Curie Medal of Peace and his great contribution in establishing lasting world peace.
Implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord by the Prime Minister in 1996 and submission of model of world peace at UN General Assembly in 2011 by empowering people and ensuring development are the shining examples of that.
Moreover, as a leading troop contributing country at the UN peacekeeping missions, Bangladesh continues to contribute to the world peace.
During the discussion session, the participants remembered with great respect the contribution of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in establishing lasting peace in the world.
Also, they discussed on Bangabandhu’s vision, philosophy and his tireless efforts to promote world peace and non-violence and peaceful co-existence.