Bangabandhu was US State Depoartment’s alumnus Muhammad Ali Bukhari from Toronto
The U. S. Embassy-Dhaka has uploaded a 35-seconds video clip on Bangabandhu in its Facebook page exactly at the day beginning of August 15 in Eastern Time Zone in North America, which was 2 p.m. local time in Bangladesh.
With a background piano musical interlude, it has six rare still pictures of Bangabandhu, one color and five black & white, such as, pipe holding Bangabandhu in white paijama-panjabi, a studious Bangabandhu, a joyous Bangabandhu arrived in newly independent Bangladesh at Tejgaon Airport after release from imprisonment in Pakistan in 1972, Bangabandhu is talking to U. S. President Gerald Ford sitting on a sofa, embracing daughter Sheikh Hasina and releasing a pigeon in race course field. And the last one says, ‘On national mourning day we remember him with great respect’. Others stated about his birth and demise days, U. S. Exchange Program Alumni International Visitors Program in 1952, meeting President Gerald Ford in Oval Office in 1974 and ‘The founder of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his daughter PM Sheikh Hasina’.
Moreover, the status of the video clip post on the Facebook says, ‘Today marks the National Mourning Day, the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. U.S. Embassy Dhaka is proud to say that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a State Department alumnus – he’s one of the very first International Visitor Program (IVP) participants from #Bangladesh.’