Masatou Kitamura, President, World Heritage Academy, addressing "Bangladesh Culture and Tourism Seminar" organised by Bangladesh Embassy, Japan, at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of the mission on July 17
: Bangladesh Embassy, organised "Bangladesh Culture and Tourism Seminar" at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of the mission on July 17 to inform Japanese people about the rich history, culture and tourism potentials of the country and to inspire them to visit Bangladesh.
Around a hundred members of World Heritage Academy (WHA), which was the co-organizer of the seminar, was present at the programme. Tadashi Sugaya, Corporate Adviser, WHA, conducted the seminar.
Rabab Fatima, Ambassador of Bangladesh in Japan, welcomed and thanked the Japanese guests for joining the session.
The Ambassador said, Japan-Bangladesh relation is time-tested and Japan is a trusted friend and the largest development partner of Bangladesh.
Japan would emerge as one of the main trading partners of ours, she added.
In addition to presenting the overall macro-economic situation of Bangladesh, Ambassador Fatima highlighted the rich culture, religious harmony, women empowerment, bilateral trade, demographic situation and business prospects of Bangladesh.
She informed the audience that Japan and Japanese are at the heart of Bangladeshi people, and relation and friendship between people of two countries is a special one.
She invited the Japanese guests to visit Bangladesh.
Jobayed Hossain, First Secretary of the Mission, made a presentation on the culture, history, tourist spots, festivals, famous food items of the country.
Besides, video documentaries on the development and culture of Bangladesh were also screened at the programme.
Masatou Kitamura, President, World Heritage Academy, thanked the Ambassador and the embassy for organising such a programme.
Showing the similarities between Japan and Bangladesh, Kitamura highly praised and expressed his contentment and satisfaction on the development of Bangladesh.
In his statement, he portrayed Bangladesh as a happy nation.