Bengali New Year & Independence Day Of Bangladesh
American Association of Bangladeshi Engineers and Architects(AABEA), NY Chapter celebrated Independence Day of Bangladesh and Bengali New Year 1425 on April 28, 2018, Saturday at Woodhaven Manor Caterers and Banquets, 96-01, Jamaica Ave, Woodhaven, NY 11421. Mr. Mohammad Sadiq, P. E. former president of AABEA, NY Chapter was the Chairman and Dr. Sufian Khondker, P. E. Founding President of AABEA, NY Chapter was the Chief Guest of this event. City Council Member Costa Constantinides was present as Guest of Honor of this event. Mr. Razzaque Chokder, President, AABEA, NY Chapter delivered a valuable speech of this event. Mr. Swapan Saha, Secretary, AABEA, NY Chapter conducted the plenary session. The program included Appetizer, Children Events, Plenary Session, Dinner, and Cultural Programs by our own and professional artist. We had competitive children events. Prizes and certificates were given to the winner of first, second and third position from the participants from our organization. It was a successful program. Around two hundred twenty-five (225) persons were present of this program. Our goal was to make a grant get together within engineers, friends and family members, at the same time to practice Bengali Culture for our next generation. Mr. Razzaque Chokder, President and Mr. Swapan Saha, Secretary, AABEA, NY Chapter were awarded City Council Citation from Mr. Costa Constantinides, City Council Member, New York City for their outstanding contribution, tireless work and leading the organization to achieve its aims and goals.