The visiting South Sudanese high-level delegation paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of the Bangabandhu memorial museum in Dhanmondi here.
The seven-member South Sudanese delegation was led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Deng Dau Deng Malek and comprised with Deputy Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs General Chol Thon Balok and other high dignitaries, a foreign ministry’s press release said here today.
They were briefed about Bangabandhu’s historic role in the path of independence of Bangladesh and his supreme sacrifice for the nation while visiting the corners of the museum.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan signed the visitors’ book at the museum.
He commented that the history of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman should be preserved for the next generation.
The officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Armed Forces were also present during the visit of the delegation to the Memorial Museum.
The South Sudanese high level delegation is due to visit few industrial units in Bangladesh.
They have earlier called on Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, Agricultural Minister Dr. Abdur Razzak, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Secretary of the Ministry of Industries of Bangladesh.
They have also visited the National Institute of Advanced Nursing Education and Research (NIANER) in Mugda here.
The delegation will depart Dhaka on 12 February after ending their six-day visit programme in Bangladesh.