Visiting US congressmen pay tribute to Bangabandhu

Published : 13 Aug 2023 10:57 PM | Updated : 14 Aug 2023 01:36 PM

Two visiting US Congressmen-- Rich McCormick of Georgia and Ed Case--visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in Dhaka on Sunday (August 13, 2023). 

During their visit, they paid rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mural portrait.

At the time, officials of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum briefed the visiting US Congressmen and gave them a tour of the museum.

The two congressmen are scheduled to meet with government representatives and leaders of various political parties.

Rich McCormick and Ed Case will also visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar today (Monday) and hold meetings with various stakeholders.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen held meeting with the visiting members of the United States Congress at the State Guest House Padma on Sunday afternoon.

Congressman McCormick is representing the Republican Party from Georgia, and Ed Case is from the Democratic Party, Hawaii. US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas was also present in the meeting.

From the Bangladesh side, among others, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister for Climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury; member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Kazi Nabil Ahmed; and Mohammad A. Arafat were also present at the meeting.