In a befitting manner, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington DC observed the 72nd birth anniversary of Shaheed Captain Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Marking the day, the Embassy organised a programme at the Bangabandhu Auditorium on 05 August.
Minister (Consular) Habibur Rahman read out a brief biography of Shaheed Captain Shiekh Kamal. The Bangladesh Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam, in his remarks, highlighted the qualities of Shaheed Sheikh Kamal and his constant efforts of self-development to prepare himself with education and organizational and leadership skills and encouraged all to learn from the life and works of the valiant hero. He asked the officials to avail themselves of higher education opportunities and equip themselves to serve the nation better.
A documentary made on Shaheed Sheikh Kamal was screened before the guests. A special prayer was offered, seeking divine blessing for the souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Fazilatun Nessa Mujib, Shaheed Captain Sheikh Kamal, and others martyred on 15 August 1975.