（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 胡树萌 班晓旭）2022年3月28日晚，孟加拉国驻华大使馆举行孟加拉国独立51周年庆祝活动，多国使节和友好人士200多人出席。
On the evening of March 28th, 2022, the Bangladeshi Embassy in China held a ceremony for the 51st Anniversary of Bangladesh's Independence Day, with more than 200 Chinese and foreign envoys and friends from many countries participating.
Bangladeshi Ambassador to China H.E.Mr. Mahbub Uz Zaman said in his speech that Bangladesh is an important and friendly neighbor of China, and China is Bangladesh's largest trading partner. Under the joint leadership of the leaders of the two countries, the strategic cooperative partnership has continued to develop in all friends. The two sides joined hands to fight the COVID pandemic and supported each other to enhance and deepen the traditional friendship between the two countries and the two peoples. The cooperation in the fields of large-scale infrastructure, people's livelihood and human capital development has been successful with fruitful results.
He sincerely thanked the Chinese government for its long-term selfless assistance to Bangladesh's social and economic development. Especially since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, China has provided Bangladesh with a large number of anti-pandemic materials and vaccines, which has effectively helped Bangladesh's social and economic recovery. He is willing to continue to cooperate closely with China to achieve more cooperation results.
At the celebration event, children from the Bangladesh Embassy in China performed singing and dancing.
The armed conflict between East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and West Pakistan (now Pakistan) lasted for 9 months from March 26th to December 16th, 1971. The result of this war led to the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. To commemorate this victory, Bangladesh set the day of March 26th as Bangladesh Independence and National Day.