President M Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina Friday greeted the countrymen on the eve of the New Year 2022 in the English calendar. In a message, on the eve of the New Year, the president wished happiness and welfare for all in 2022.
He 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 the English calendar in daily activities.AdvertisementAdvertisement
The New Year brings new hopes to the nation’s social, political, economic, and cultural areas, the head of the state added.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, wished that the New Year would bring happiness, peace, and prosperity for the countrymen.
The premier said the year 2020 and 2021 was an important milestone in the life of the Bengali nation, we extended the celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation till 2021 and took programs to celebrate it together with the golden jubilee of independence.