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We welcome you to Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi - on the web. We have taken this initiative to take you along in a journey with us to the many wonders and attractions that have brought people from all over the world to our lands for millennia now. Bangladesh is a relatively new country but ours is an old nation with rich culture and heritage. We welcome you on-board as we move ahead in time. We want you to know Bangladesh and its people and how we fare in India.
Bangladesh, India relations are multifaceted and deep rooted in shared history, geographical proximity and commonality in their cultures. The emotional bond stemming from the invaluable contribution of the Government and the people of India towards Bangladesh’s War of Liberation remain a dominant factor in the country’s political, cultural and social wave. conomically and commercially, the two countries are becoming increasingly interlinked and interdependent.
Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder and for Bangladesh the adage is universally true. Bangladesh is a gifted landmark on Earth blessed with a serene beauty of six distinguished seasons.
Present day Bangladesh has a long history in its cultures. The land, the rivers, and the lives of the Bengali people formed a rich heritage with marked differences from neighbouring regions. It has evolved over the centuries and encompasses the cultural diversity of several social groups of Bangladesh.
The forests of Bangladesh cover about 10% of the country and fall distinctly into three regional varieties: the forest in the tidal zones along the coast, mostly Sundarbans (often mangrove but sometimes hardwood); the forest of Sal trees (hardwood) around Dhaka, Tangail and Mymensingh; and the forests of tropical and subtropical evergreens in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and parts of Sylhet. Half of the remaining forest is in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and a further
The textile and clothing (T&C) industries provide the single source of economic growth in Bangladesh's rapidly developing economy. Exports of textiles and garments are the principal source of foreign exchange earnings. Agriculture for domestic consumption is Bangladesh’s largest employment sector.
The need for faster technological development is increasingly felt in Bangladesh. Development plans of Bangladesh have emphasized science and technological research to develop technologies through adoption of imported technology as well as development of indigenous technologies.
As a peace – loving country, Bangladesh is always committed and has raised its voice under the auspices of UN to establish and maintain peace and stability in conflict- ridden areas around the globe.
Bangladesh has a rich tradition of Art. Speciniens of ancient terracota and pottery show remarkable artistry. Modern painting was pioneered by artists like Zainul Ahedin, Qamrul Hasan. Anwarul Haque, Shafiuddin Ahnied, Shafiqul Amin, Rashid Chowdhury and S.M. Sultan. Zainul Ahedin earned worldwide fame by his stunning sketches of the Bengal Famine in 1943.