DHAKA, Feb 10, 2021 (BSS) – Palestine has named a street in Hebron
city after Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Dr. Riyad Al-Malki formally disclosed
this while Bangladesh Ambassador in Jordan Nahida Sobhan called on him
at Palestine embassy in Amman on Tuesday.
“The decision of naming a Palestinian city stree after Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was announced at the 18th Summit of the
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in 2019,” said the Palestinian minister
during the meeting with Bangladesh envoy.
The NAM summit was held on October 25-26 in 2019 in Baku,
Azerbaijan. The summit was attended by the delegation from more than
During the meeting, the Ambassador has reiterated Bangladesh’s
support for the Palestine. “The moral support of Bangladesh for the
Palestinian nation remains intact till today since the address
delivered by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at
the United Nations in 1974,” the Bangladesh envoy told the meeting.
Bangabandhu’s daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is still
belonging that moral support for the Palestine state, said Nahida
Sobhan. The Bangladesh ambassador also informed the Palestinian leader
about various successes of Bangladesh and development which have been
acclaimed internationally under the leadership of Prime Minister
The Palestinian minister has lauded the dynamic leadership of Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina for significant economic progress of Bangladesh
amid the Corona pandemic as most of the countries in the world are
facing economic depression during this time.
Recalling the friendly relations between Bangabandhu and
Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat, Dr Malki said, “Our deceased leader
appreciated Bangabandhu for his generous support for the Palestinian
nation.” He also expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina for her kind support and cooperation.
“The generosity of Bangladesh Prime Minister towards the
Palestinian people is possible only for such a great and humanitarian
leader,” he said.
The Palestinian foreign minister also said that the Palestinian
government has started the publication of the second edition of the
Arabic translation of Bangabandhu’s autobiography ‘ Asampto