DHAKA, Dec 31, 2018 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today greeted the
countrymen on the occasion of New Year 2019.
In a message, on the eve of the New Year, he wished happiness and welfare
for all in 2019.
The President said though the celebration of Bengali New Year has merged
with the national culture, the English ‘New Year’ influences all because of
the widespread use of English calendar in daily activities.
The English New Year brings in new hopes in the national’s social,
political, economic and cultural areas, the President added.
He hoped that Bangladesh would march forward on the way of new
possibilities sharing sorrows and happiness of the past year.
“Let the pledge of the new year be marching forward toward development and
prosperity on the basis of the past achievements and successes,” the