Bangladesh High Commission along with expatriate Bangladesh nationals in Sri Lanka celebrated the Eid-ul-Adha with due solemnity and festivity on Thursday (24 September 2015). High Commissioner, other officers of the High Commission and some expatriates living in Colombo and its outskirts offered Eid prayers at the main Eid congregation on the sea side ground of Galle Face Green area of Colombo.
Bangladesh High Commissioner Tarik Ahsan hosted an Open House Dinner at Bangladesh House (Residence) in the evening of Eid day. Bangladeshi officials employed at different international organizations and business firms; Bangladeshi defence officials under training in different institutions of Sri Lanka; Bangladeshi students; and officers and staff of the High Commission participated with families in the event arranged on the lawn of the Bangladesh House that was decorated and illuminated especially for the occasion. The guests exchanged greetings with the High Commissioner and his wife. They chatted with one another and relished the food that was served in a Bangladeshi ambiance.