The Russian House in Dhaka jointly with Liberation War Affairs Academy Trust in cooperation with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organized a set of events dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the War of Independence. The commemorative celebrations were launched by the Minister of Public Administration of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Member of Parliament, Mr. Farhad Hossain. During the festive ceremony, he spoke about the role of the Soviet Union in the struggle for the freedom of the Bengali people, the contribution of the USSR to the post-war development of the country and the formation of the national economy, noting that it is difficult to imagine modern Bangladesh without this help. In his speech, the director of the Russian House in Dhaka, Maxim Dobrokhotov, thanked for the kind words addressed to Russia, honored the memory of those who gave their life and congratulated still living veterans on this important event.
During a week, a photo exhibition was held in the Russian House, as well as took place some commemorative events on the occasion of this significant date.