Bangladeshi expatriates mark National Mourning Day
08/15/2009 10:17 PM
Abu Dhabi: Bangladeshi expatriates in the UAE on Saturday commemorated National Mourning Day, which marked the death anniversary of the father of the Bengali nation, Shaikh Mujib Rahman.
At a commemorative ceremony at the Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Mohammad Nazmul Quanine, Bangladeshi ambassador to the UAE, lowered the national flag to half mast.
More than hundred community members attended the ceremony.
They laid floral tributes on the picture of the great leader.