A postage stamp issued by the Turkish Postal Service in memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been released.
The stamp was unveiled in memory of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at a special meeting between Bangladesh Ambassador to Turkey Masoud Mannan and Director General of the Cultural Wing of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Deniz Chakar in Ankara yesterday afternoon.
During the meeting, the Ambassador paid deep homage to the memory of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the Bengali nation for thousands of years, saying Bangabandhu was a tangible symbol of democracy, peace and secularism in Bangladesh and the international arena.
He said, Bangabandhu was a pioneer of humanity, people’s power and socio-economic liberation.
Both agreed that relations between the two countries would be further strengthened with the release of postage stamps with photographs in memory of Bangabandhu.
Finally, the Ambassador thanked the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Postal Department for releasing the stamp during the celebration of the centenary of the birth of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.