CommonWealth Big Lunch

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CommonWealth Big Lunch

The British High Commissioner, HE Ms Alison Blake, hosted a Commonwealth Big Lunch to celebrate the Commonwealth and build connections through sharing food and food for thought at her Residence in Dhaka on 18th April 2018.
Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury MP, Honourable Speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament attended as Chief Guest and the event brought together 150 people including the High Commissioners of Malaysia, Brunei, Canada and Sri Lanka, and Acting High Commissioners of Australia and Pakistan, representatives from the university and education sector, NGOs and civil society, medicine, businesses, Bangladeshi “Queen’s Young Leaders” and “Points of Light” award winner and the British Council’s “Active Citizens”. Among them 10 YCB’ians also attended this Big Launches.
The lunch celebrated the diversity and achievement of the Commonwealth and this year’s theme of ‘towards a common future’, with themed discussion of education, business and trade, women empowerment and girl’s education, climate change, health and working children.

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