Dhaka, Aug 1 (UNB) – The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has celebrated the 62nd Anniversary of the ascension of Aga Khan to the Ismaili Imamat.
The occasion also marked the fifth anniversary of the establishment of AKDN’s Diplomatic Representation Office in Bangladesh.
Senior government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of civil society and business, and members of the Ismaili community attended the celebration on Wednesday evening.
Acting Foreign Secretary Kamrul Ahsan addressed the function as the chief guest.
AKDN’s Resident Diplomatic Representative to Bangladesh Munir M Merali thanked the government for the support accorded to the Network through the realisation of the Protocol Agreement signed in 2013.
AKDN has been operating for over six decades in Bangladesh across a broad spectrum of activities and programmes, said a media release on Thursday.