“On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I wish Bengalis everywhere a joyous new year”, Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan said in a statement issued in Washington on Thursday, Reports BSS.
He said that the first Bengali language is a great opportunity for Bengali language as a mother tongue. Through this, they celebrate their rich history and culture at the grand mansions, festivals and celebration festivals.
He said Pahela Boishakh was an opportunity for those who speak Bangla as a mother tongue to celebrate their rich history and culture with beautiful parades, fairs and dances.
“Here in the United States, we take this opportunity to thank the Bangladeshi American community for its outstanding contributions to our nation, our economy and our culture. We join all of you in looking toward a bright future, and wish you the best in the year to come,” Sullivan said in the statement.